Recipe: Perfect Broccoli Cheese Soup

Broccoli Cheese Soup. In a stockpot, melt butter over medium heat. This cheesy broccoli cheddar soup is proof that soup doesn't need to be made in big batches to be Add broccoli. Cook and stir until heated through.

This might not be an exact replica of Panera's Broccoli Cheddar Soup… If you like Panera's broccoli cheddar soup, this blows the pants off it. It's absolutely perfect comfort food and I couldn't stop eating it. This flavorful soup is made without heavy cream, milk or flour—or even vegetable broth. You can have Broccoli Cheese Soup using 10 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Broccoli Cheese Soup

  1. Prepare 2 of Olive oil.
  2. It’s 1 of Onion finely chopped.
  3. It’s 3 of Flour.
  4. It’s 1 of Garlic powder.
  5. You need 1 of Salt.
  6. It’s 3 of Low sodium chicken broth.
  7. It’s 6 of Broccoli florets.
  8. You need 1 of 2% milk.
  9. Prepare 1 of Low fat sharp cheddar cheese.
  10. You need 1 of Black pepper to taste.

A very good broccoli cheese soup. This easy Broccoli Cheese Soup recipe is based upon Panera's, but if you ask me, it's better! If you love Panera Bread's Broccoli Cheddar Soup, you are going to be amazed with this copycat recipe! Ladle over steamed broccoli pieces for added texture.

Broccoli Cheese Soup step by step

  1. In a large pot, heat the oil over med heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring, until soft, bout 5 min. Stir in the flour, garlic powder, and salt and cook for 2 min.
  2. Slowly whisk in the chicken broth and simmer the liquid until it thickens slightly. Add the broccoli and cook until tender, 7-10 min.
  3. Remove the soup from the heat and purée using a blender, food processor, or immersion blender. If necessary, return the soup to the pot and heat over med heat. Whisk in the milk, 1 cp of the cheddar, and the pepper. Ladle the soup into serving bowls and sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon of the remaining cheese.

For the "cheese" factor here, I loosely based the ingredients on the ones I used in this Carrot Queso. Potato is the main thickener (along with some. Broccoli Cheese Soup is one of our favorite quick and easy meals any time of year! Perfect for lunch, or an easy weeknight dinner with salad and loaf of french bread. This thick and creamy broccoli, cheese and potato soup is lick-the-bowl good!