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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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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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

Step-By-Step

1Prep:
Cut the head of broccoli into very small florets and discard the stems; finely chop the small white onion

2Over 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.

3Serve 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