Easy Broccoli Cheese Soup is just what you will need since the weather has turned off a little chilly! I do not know about your home, but when I got up this morning, I was so tempted to turn the heat on. It even snowed in the mountains.

So, I decided that I would need something nice and warm for dinner today, and so I grabbed my delicious easy broccoli cheese soup recipe and decided to share it with all of you.

You will most likely want to make it sooner than later because I heard that the weather is going to be warm this next week end. I must say, I am good with that.

 

Easy Broccoli Cheese Soup

 

What Ingredients Do I Need For Easy Broccoli Cheese Soup?

  • Yellow onion
  • Butter
  • Garlic cloves
  • Flour
  • Chicken broth
  • Half and half
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Dried mustard
  • Garlic salt
  • Chicken seasoning
  • Broccoli
  • Carrots
  • Sharp cheddar cheese

 

How Do I Make Easy Broccoli Cheese Soup?

  • In a heavy stock pot or pan, place the butter and the onions.
  • Cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and cook for 1 more minute.
  • Next take a whisk and add the flour, cooking and stirring for 2-3 minutes.
  • Turn the heat to low and add the chicken broth along with the half and half.
  • Add the salt, pepper, dried mustard, garlic salt, and chicken seasoning.
  • Mix to combine, and simmer for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Next add in the broccoli and carrots, stir and allow the soup to simmer for 25 minutes, or until the broccoli is tender.
  • Add the cheese and stir.
  • Add additional salt or pepper if desired.

 

Easy Broccoli Cheese Soup

 

How Do I Choose the Best Broccoli?

  • Choose broccoli heads with tight, green florets and firm stalks.
  • The broccoli should feel heavy for its size.
  • The cut ends of the stalks should be fresh and moist looking.
  • Avoid broccoli with dried out or browning stem ends or yellowing florets.

 

 

Tips and Tricks for Easy Broccoli Cheese Soup:

  • Simmer the soup for the amount of time for your broccoli to be cooked to the amount of tenderness that you like.
  • Allow enough time for the cheese to melt before serving.

 

 

More Tasty Soups For You:

Pasta e Fagioli Soup

Olive Garden Copycat Zuppa Toscana Soup

New England Clam Chowder

 

Yield: 6 people

Easy Broccoli Cheese Soup

Easy Broccoli Cheese Soup

Easy broccoli cheese soup is a nice recipe for those days when you just do not feel like spending a lot of time in the kitchen. It's creamy and delicious.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 2 small garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 3 cups half and half
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon chicken seasoning (for meat on a Traeger) optional
  • 2 1/2 cups chopped broccoli
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. In a heavy stock pot or pan, place the butter and the onions.
  2. Cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and cook for 1 more minute.
  4. Next take a whisk and add the flour, cooking and stirring for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Turn the heat to low and add the chicken broth along with the half and half.
  6. Add the salt, pepper, dried mustard, garlic salt, and chicken seasoning.
  7. Mix to combine, and simmer for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  8. Next add in the broccoli and carrots, stir and allow the soup to simmer for 25 minutes, or until the broccoli is tender.
  9. Add the cheese and stir.
  10. Add additional salt or pepper if desired.

Nutrition Information

Yield

6

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 416Total Fat 49gSaturated Fat 30gTrans Fat 2gUnsaturated Fat 15gCholesterol 146mgSodium 1297mgCarbohydrates 21gFiber 3gSugar 8gProtein 25g

 

 

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