Fresh broccoli should be washed, trimmed and broken into small pieces. Place broccoli in medium saucepan; add next 7 ingredients. Cover and bring to boil; simmer until tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Remove some florets and set aside for garnish. Pure or blend remaining broccoli, return to heat, and stir in evaporated milk. Heat to serving temperature.
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