Cari's Broccoli Cheese Soup

Cari's Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe

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Melissa Smith-Heath


This recipe is from a restaurant in Columbia Missouri when I was in college in the early 80's. I'm sure it is no longer in business, but this soup recipe lives on.


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


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  • 1 bunch
    fresh broccoli, including stems, chopped
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    + 2 T. flour
  • 2 qt
  • 3 c
    grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 tsp
    sweet basil
  • 1/2 tsp
  • ·
    Salt & pepper to taste

How to Make Cari's Broccoli Cheese Soup


  1. Cover broccoli with water in saucepan & bring to gentle boil. Cook until just tender & drain. Set aside. Melt butter in saucepan over low heat. Add flour & whisk thoroughly. Cook & whisk over low heat 5-6 minutes. Add milk & whisk thoroughly. Increase heat to medium & cook, whisking frequently until mixture has reached a low boil. Reduce heat to simmer. Add cheese & stir until melted. Add seasoning & broccoli. Heat thoroughly & serve.

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About Cari's Broccoli Cheese Soup

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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