1/4 cup butter
1/2 onion, chopped
1/2 (16 ounce) package frozen chopped broccoli (fresh broccoli can be substituted)
2 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth
1/2 (1 pound) loaf processed cheese food, cubed
1 cup milk
1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
1/3 cup cornstarch
1/2 cup water
1. In a stockpot, melt butter over medium heat. Cook onion in butter until softened. Stir in broccoli, and cover with chicken broth. Simmer until broccoli is tender, 10 to 15 minutes.
2. Reduce heat, and stir in cheese cubes until melted. Mix in milk and garlic powder.
3. In a small bowl, stir cornstarch into water until dissolved. Stir into soup; cook, stirring frequently, until thick.