Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Soup

sue bronner

By
@cookingbydesign

This one is my family's favorite! Nothing beats a great comforting soup to warm you on those cold winter days - Try it and your family will agree. Serve as an appetizer before a meal, or make it the main fare served with a salad and crusty baked bread!


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

1 bunch
broccoli florets
1 small
white onion, finely chopped
3 Tbsp
butter
3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 1/2 c
chicken stock (sub veggie stock)
1 c
heavy whipping cream
3/4 c
shredded cheddar cheese or 1 10oz canned cheese
1 c
shredded white cheddar cheese
1 tsp
cayenne pepper
1-2 pinch
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 c
chopped green onion as garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prep:
Cut the head of broccoli into very small florets and discard the stems; finely chop the small white onion
2
Over medium-high heat in a dutch oven or pot, melt the butter and saute the onions about 3-5 minutes until softened. Add the flour and wisk until incorporated. Add stock and cook for 5 minutes. Add the cream, broccoli florets, cheese(s) and seasonings, salt and pepper to taste then simmer on low for 30 minutes.
3
Serve hot garnished with chopped green onions and additional shredded cheese if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #comfort