Cheesy broccoli potato soup is creamy and delicious, perfect for those Fall days when there is a chill in the air.

 

Cheesy Broccoli Potato Soup

 

What Ingredients Do I Need For Cheesy Broccoli Potato Soup?

 

Here’s a list of ingredients you’ll need to make this soup (scroll down for the full recipe):

 

  • Butter
  • Chopped carrots
  • Chopped celery
  • Onion, diced (red or white)
  • Garlic clove, minced
  • Chicken broth
  • Better than Bullion, chicken flavor
  • Yukon potatoes
  • Dried Thyme
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Broccoli
  • All-purpose flour
  • Milk
  • Shredded cheese, medium or cheddar
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese
  • *Optional:  cooked diced chicken

 

How Do I Make Cheesy Broccoli Potato Soup?

 

Here’s the simple steps you’ll follow to make this soup (scroll down for the full recipe):

 

  • In a large pan, melt 2 Tablespoons butter.
  • Add the carrots, celery and the onion; sauté for 4-5 minutes; then add the minced garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  • Next add the broth, Better than Bullion, potatoes, thyme, salt, pepper, and Cayenne pepper.
  • Bring to a rapid boil, then turn the heat to medium, place the lid on top and allow the mixture to cook for 15 minutes.
  • Add the broccoli and cook for an additional 7-8 minutes, or until the broccoli is tender.
  • In a small separate pan, place the remaining 4 Tablespoons butter, and allow it to melt over medium low heat.
  • Next place the flour in the pan and whisk until it becomes nice and thick; slowly add the milk and mix until all lumps are gone.
  • Remove form the heat and add to the other mixture if all the veggies are tender.
  • Stir until the mixture is thicker.
  • If desired, add 1 cup cooked, diced chicken.
  • Remove the mixture from the heat and add the cheeses.
  • Serve while it is warm.

 

 

 

Tips and Tricks For Cheesy Broccoli Potato Soup:

 

Can I Use Different Kinds of Potatoes?

 

  • Yes, you can use russets, red potatoes would be great too, but my favorite is the Yukon golds.

 

What Kinds of Chicken Can I Add to This Soup?

 

  • Any kind of chicken would be great added to this soup; just make sure that it is already cooked.
  • A great idea would be to grab a rotisserie chicken.

 

What Kinds of Cheese Can I Use in This Soup?

 

  • Sharp or medium cheese will give you the best flavor.
  • Also add just a small amount of grated Parmesan and your soup will be amazing.

 

Why Do I Add Cayenne Pepper? 

 

  • Add cayenne pepper to enhance the flavor, it really blends all of the flavors and helps make this soup amazing.

 

 

 

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Pasta e Fagioli Soup

Chicken Avocado Tortilla Soup

New England Clam Chowder

Potato and Ham Soup

Olive Garden Copycat Zuppa Toscana Soup

Crock Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

 

Yield: 6 people

Cheesy Broccoli Potato Soup

Cheesy Broccoli Potato Soup

Cheesy broccoli potato soup is creamy and full of flavor. Perfect for those Fall days when there is a chili in the air.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 cup chopped carrots
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 onion, diced (red or white)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Better than Bullion, chicken flavor
  • 3 cups peeled and cubed Yukon potatoes
  • 1/3 teaspoon dried Thyme
  • 3/4 - 1 teaspoon salt to your taste
  • 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 sprinkles of cayenne pepper
  • 3 cups Broccoli
  • 6 Tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 2 cups shredded cheese, medium or cheddar
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • *Optional: 1 cup cooked, diced chicken

Instructions

  1. In a large pan, melt 2 Tablespoons butter.
  2. Add the carrots, celery and the onion; sauté for 4-5 minutes; then add the minced garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  3. Next add the broth, Better than Bullion, potatoes, thyme, salt, pepper, and Cayenne pepper.
  4. Bring to a rapid boil, then turn the heat to medium, place the lid on top and allow the mixture to cook for 15 minutes.
  5. Add the broccoli and cook for an additional 7-8 minutes, or until the broccoli is tender.
  6. In a small separate pan, place the remaining 4 Tablespoons butter, and allow it to melt over medium low heat.
  7. Next place the flour in the pan and whisk until it becomes nice and thick; slowly add the milk and mix until all lumps are gone.
  8. Remove form the heat and add to the other mixture if all the veggies are tender.
  9. Stir until the mixture is thicker.
  10. If desired, add 1 cup cooked, diced chicken.
  11. Remove the mixture from the heat and add the cheeses.
  12. Serve while it is warm.

Nutrition Information

Yield

6

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 495Total Fat 30gSaturated Fat 18gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 10gCholesterol 88mgSodium 1345mgCarbohydrates 38gFiber 4gSugar 11gProtein 20g

 

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