Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe – How to Make Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Broccoli cheddar soup is an easy soup made with broccoli and cheddar cheese together with some vegetables such as carrots. It is also known as Broccoli cheese soup (since cheddar is a type of cheese usually used in preparing this soup). This broccoli cheese soup is often made in cold seasons such as winter and can be served with some crusted bread.

Broccoli Cheddar Soup Ingredients

Ingredients for making broccoli cheddar soup
Ingredients for making broccoli cheddar soup
  • 1 head of broccoli
  • 1/4 tsp of smoked paprika powder
  • 1/2 tsp of black pepper powder
  • 1/4 tsp of grated nutmeg
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 1 large sliced carrot
  • 2 cups of half and half cream
  • 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup of chopped onions
  • 3 minced garlic cloves
  • 4 tbsp of unsalted butter
  • 2 and 1/2 cups of vegetable stock; you can substitute the vegetable stock with water and then add 1 bouillon cube to the water.

How to Make Broccoli Cheddar Soup

  • Chop the broccoli with a knife into small sizes

Cut the broccoli into smaller bit sizes
Cut the broccoli into smaller bit sizes using a knife.
  • Place a saucepan or pot on the stovetop and add 4 tbsp of butter; when the butter has melted, add the chopped onions and saute until translucent.

  • Add the minced garlic and cook for 30 seconds.

  • Next, add the all-purpose flour and stir and cook until it is slightly brown in color.

Stir fry the flour until brown in color
Stir fry the flour until brown in color. This helps to get rid of the raw smell of flour. The flour is added as a thickener for broccoli cheddar soup.
Adding too much flour makes the broccoli cheese soup very thick.
  • Add the water or stock; when using stock no need of adding a bouillon cube. Stir to combine.

Add vegetable stock or water
You can now add vegetable stock or water. If you add water, then you need to add 1 bouillon cube to the cheese soup; but if you are using vegetable stock, no need of adding a bouillon cube.
  • Now, add the carrots and broccoli florets

Add the broccoli and carrots
Now, add the carrots and broccoli florets as well as seasonings: salt, paprika, nutmeg, and black pepper powder. Stir to combine and bring to a boil for 15 minutes until the carrots and broccoli are cooked.
  • Next, add the cream and shredded cheddar cheese. Stir to combine and further simmer for about 3 minutes on medium heat.

Add the cream and grated cheese
Add the cream and cheese to the soup.

Your easy broccoli cheddar soup is ready, it is creamy and can be served with crusted bread.

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Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe - How to Make Broccoli Cheddar Soup

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Broccoli cheddar soup is an easy soup made with broccoli and cheddar cheese together with some vegetables such as carrots. It is also known as Broccoli cheese soup (since cheddar is a type of cheese usually used in preparing this soup). This broccoli cheese soup is often made in cold seasons such as winter and can be served with some crusted bread.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Cooking
Servings 10 people
Calories 570 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 head of broccoli Cut the broccoli into small pieces.
  • ¼ tsp smoked paprika powder
  • ½ tsp black pepper powder
  • ¼ tsp grated nutmeg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 large sliced carrot
  • 2 cups half and half cream
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • cup chopped onions
  • 3 whole garlic cloves - minced
  • 4 tsp unsalted butter
  • 2⅓ tbsp Add the vegetable stock or water;

Instructions
 

  • Your easy broccoli cheddar soup is ready, it is creamy and can be served with crusted bread.
  • Place a saucepan or pot on the stovetop and add 4 tbsp of butter; when the butter has melted, add the chopped onions and saute until translucent.
  • Add the minced garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Next, add the all-purpose flour and stir and cook until it is slightly brown in color. 
  • Add the water or stock; when using stock no need of adding a bouillon cube. Stir to combine.
  • Now, add the carrots and broccoli florets as well as seasonings: salt, paprika, nutmeg, and black pepper powder. Stir to combine and bring to a boil for 15 minutes until the carrots and broccoli are cooked.
  • Next, add the cream and shredded cheddar cheese. Stir to combine and further simmer for about 3 minutes on medium heat.

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Notes

You can decide to use vegetable stock or water. if you add water, make sure to add a bouillon cube to make the broccoli cheese soup tasty.
Keyword Broccoli Cheddar Soup, Broccoli Cheese Soup, Cheddar Soup, Cheese Soup

 

 

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