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Broccoli Cheddar Soup

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"Broccoli cheese soup if perfect for all year round!"

Serves 4 | Prep Time 10 minutes | Cook Time 20 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

I love broccoli cheese soup so much and this is the perfect recipe for it!

Ingredients You'll Need

4 tablespoons butter ½ stick
½ medium onion chopped
2-3 cloves garlic minced
4 tablespoon All Purpose flour
2 cups low sodium chicken or vegetable stock
1 tsp kosher salt
½ tsp black pepper
¼ tsp or ground nutmeg, optional
3 cups broccoli florets or 1 large head, cut into small pieces
1 large carrot grated, julienned or finely chopped
2 cups half & half or milk or light or heavy cream
8 oz block grated cheddar cheese or 2 cups (mild, medium, or sharp )


1. Melt butter in a large dutch oven or pot over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook 3-4 minutes or until softened and light gold. Add the garlic and saute for another minute.

2. Add flour and whisk for 1-2 minutes or until the flour begins to turn golden in color. Pour in the chicken stock, broccoli florets, carrots, and seasoning. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 15 minutes or until the broccoli and carrots are cooked through.

3. Stir in half & half and cheddar cheese and simmer for another minute. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.

4. Serve with toasted crusty bread or in a bread bowl if desired.

Pairs Well With

A warm begat would go perfect with this soup! It would also go great in a bread bowl.

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