The Bean Palace Broccoli Soup

Baking Time: 15-25 minutes
Total Time: 30-40 minutes
Servings: 8 to 10

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This is a popular menu item at the War Eagle Mill Restaurant, “The Bean Palace”. If you can’t visit in person, you can at least share some of the goodness offered there!


  • 1-10 ounce package frozen chopped broccoli, thawed
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 3 tablespoons butter, margarine or olive oil
  • 3/4 cup WEM All-Purpose Flour
  • 4 cups milk (whole, 2 % or skim)
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • dash nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon chicken base or 2 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 1/4 cup medium-dry white wine (optional)
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. In a large stockpot or saucepan, heat 3 tablespoons oil or butter and saute onion until transparent.
  2. Stir in flour and cook, stirring, 2 minutes.
  3. In a thin stream, slowly pour in milk, whisking constantly.
  4. Continue cooking, stirring constantly until soup begins to boil slightly.   Add broccoli, salt, pepper, nutmeg, butter, and  bouillon, cooking until thickened.  Stir in wine.
  5. Garnish individual bowls with shredded cheese, or a dollop of sour cream. Serve with whole grain crackers.

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War Eagle Mill

11045 War Eagle Rd | Rogers, Arkansas 72756
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