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Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Michelle Boulé
Warm up this winter with a classic Broccoli Cheddar Soup. Panera made this a cold weather staple, now it's time to make it at home!
5 from 8 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 509 kcal

Equipment

  • Chef's Knife
  • Wooden Spoon
  • Lodge Dutch Oven
  • Le Creuset Dutch Oven

Ingredients
 
 

  • 6 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 Onion Diced
  • 1 Cup Carrots Chopped
  • ¼ Cup Flour
  • 2 Cups Half and Half
  • 3 Cups Chicken Stock
  • 1 Head Broccoli Chopped
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 ½ Cups Cheddar Cheese Grated

Instructions
 

  • Melt butter in a large dutch oven. Add onion and carrot and cook over medium heat until softened. 
  • Mix in flour and stir to coat. Stir in half and half and chicken stock. Add broccoli, bay leaf and season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover and let simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Remove bay leaf and stir in cheddar cheese. Remove from heat and use an immersion blender to blend soup together. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 509kcalCarbohydrates: 22gProtein: 21gFat: 38gSaturated Fat: 23gCholesterol: 113mgSodium: 647mgPotassium: 692mgFiber: 3gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 5305IUVitamin C: 94mgCalcium: 490mgIron: 1.7mg
Keyword broccoli cheddar soup
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