Broccoli and Cheddar Soup

Broccoli and Cheddar Soup


"A very flavorful and filling soup that can be served at lunch or supper."
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40 m servings 325 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 325 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 22.5 g
  • 35%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.3g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 15 g
  • 30%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 66 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 333 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Melt butter over medium heat in a stockpot. Cook onion in butter until softened. Add garlic and pepper; cook for 1 minute then stir in broccoli, and stir in chicken broth. Bring to a boil and simmer until broccoli is tender, 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile whisk flour into milk until dissolved. Stir into soup stirring frequently until thickened. Reduce heat, and stir in cheese until melted and heated through.
  3. Season with salt to taste.
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  1. 183 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

This was an outstanding recipe! I tweaked it a little bit, and I would highly suggest adding these few items for extra flair: --1 slice of pepper jack cheese (for kick) --1 stalk of celery --A c...

Most helpful critical review

Don't try unless you really like garlic. I thought this had way too much garlic powder. It tasted okay, but no one could come close to finishing a small cup. The flour also had a "raw" flavor...

This was an outstanding recipe! I tweaked it a little bit, and I would highly suggest adding these few items for extra flair: --1 slice of pepper jack cheese (for kick) --1 stalk of celery --A c...

This is a delicious, restaurant-quality soup that reminds me of the broccoli-cheddar from my favorite gourmet soup-and-panini shoppe. It is an absolute MUST to use fresh garlic (I used four clo...

Lovely. Choose a flavorful cheese and grate it yourself. Prepackaged shredded cheeses have caking agents that prevent them from melting well. I usually choose an extra sharp and of course FRESH ...

I decided to make this soup in hopes that it would be a great substitute for running to Panera all the time. It was very good. Very cheesy. Easy to make.

This was SO GOOD! The whole family loved it. Easy recipe to follow, great for my first time making broccoli cheese soup! I was happy to find a recipe that called for "real" cheese, as opposed...

This was fantastic! My husband and I love Panera's broccoli and cheddar soup and thought this tasted very similar. I used fresh broccoli instead of frozen (boiled for about 7 minutes in the br...

This is a great soup. Very very close to St. Louis Bread co./panera breads recipe. I saw a recipe that was suppose to be their actual recipe, but took much time for a weeknight meal. This one w...

This is so delicious! I always make it with fresh cauliflower and extra-sharp Cheddar. Fresh broccoli works really well too - or a combination of the two - and if you like blue cheese, Stilton t...

We tried this soup and it came out great! Tastes just like Panera's