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Cheesy Broccoli Soup in pot with wooden spoon.
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Cheesy Broccoli Soup

Cheesy Broccoli Soup is just that, a deliciously cheesy and creamy soup with tender bites of broccoli throughout. A yummy cozy and comforting homemade soup perfect for dinner!
Course: Main Course, Soup
Keyword: Cheesy Broccoli Soup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8
Author: Heather

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ large onion, diced
  • 1 celery stalk, diced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • ½ cup unbleached all purpose flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 4 cups broccoli florets, ½ chopped
  • 4 cups shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese
  • salt & pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • Melt butter over medium heat, add onions and celery. Cook until onions are translucent, 4-5 minutes.
  • Add garlic and cook another minute until fragrant.
  • Sprinkle flour over onions and celery and stir it all together. Cook for 1-2 minutes until the flour starts to turn golden.
  • Slowly pour in chicken broth while stirring until it's smooth.
  • Stir in the milk, cream and broccoli. Bring soup to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 15-20 minutes until broccoli is tender and soup has thickened.
  • Stir in cheese, a handful at a time and stirring until melted after each addition.
  • Season with salt and pepper and serve. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 626kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 55g | Saturated Fat: 34g | Cholesterol: 177mg | Sodium: 947mg | Potassium: 440mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 2178IU | Vitamin C: 50mg | Calcium: 549mg | Iron: 1mg
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