Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Soup

1
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!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

How to Make Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Soup

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.

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About Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Soup

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