Cari's Broccoli Cheese Soup

Cari's Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe

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Melissa Smith-Heath

By
@msh59

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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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

How to Make Cari's Broccoli Cheese Soup

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cover 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