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creamy broccoli cheddar soup

(1 rating)
Recipe by
sue bronner
jacksonville, FL

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!

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6
prep time 5 Min
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For creamy broccoli cheddar soup

  • 1 bunch
    broccoli florets
  • 1 sm
    white onion, finely chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 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

  • 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.

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