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Broccoli Cheese Soup

This Broccoli Cheese Soup will knock your socks off! Not only does it take 10 minutes to make, but its creamy, cheesy and oh so yummy. Grab some broccoli and cheese and get cooking!
Course Dinner, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Broccoli Cheese Soup
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 501kcal
Author Lauren

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion finely diced
  • 6 tablespoons flour
  • 5 cups chicken stock or vegetable broth
  • 10.75 oz cream of mushroom soup 1 can
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 cups frozen broccoli florets chopped
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese + extras for toppings if desired

Instructions

  • Steam frozen broccoli in microwave to mostly defrost. Drain excess water, chop roughly and set aside. Saute onion in butter and oil until browned and tender.
    onions browning in pot
  • Sprinkle in flour and stir together to create a paste. Cook 1 minute.
    onion, butter and flour in pot
  • Whisk in chicken stock into onions and bring to boil to thicken.
    adding chicken stock
  • Reduce heat to low and whisk in cream of mushroom soup and add in frozen broccoli, worchestershire, onion powder and salt and pepper. Cook 10 minutes or until broccoli is tender.
    chopped broccoli on cutting board
  • Stir in heavy cream.
    (Optional: Using an immersion blender, blitz soup to puree to a desired consistency.)
    heavy cream
  • Melt in grated cheese. Taste, adjust seasonings, and serve.
    sprinkling cheese into soup

Nutrition

Calories: 501kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 938mg | Potassium: 527mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1302IU | Vitamin C: 43mg | Calcium: 331mg | Iron: 2mg