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Enjoy this delicious and super easy broccoli cheddar soup recipe. This recipe features fresh broccoli florets, rich cream, and a generous amount of cheddar cheese, making sure each spoonful is a delightful experience.

You can prepare and cook this yummy soup in just under 30 minutes, making it a perfect choice for a quick yet satisfying meal. Serve it alongside crunchy crackers or thick slices of sourdough bread for the perfect cozy dish.

Broccoli Cheddar Recipe


  • 3 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • 1 cup grated cheddar
  • 3 tbsp grated Parmesan
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 carrot chopped
  • 1 celery stalk chopped
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1/3 tsp salt
  • 1/3 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp butter


  • Pot
  • Immersion blender
  • Cutting board
  • Bowl
Broccoli Cheddar Recipe

How to Make Broccoli Cheddar Soup

  1. In a large pot, melt butter over low heat. Add chopped onions, carrots, and celery and sauté for 5 minutes.
Broccoli Cheddar Recipe
  1. Add garlic and continue to cook for an additional minute.
Broccoli Cheddar Recipe
  1. Add in the all-purpose flour and stir well to combine. Continue cooking for 2 minutes, stirring constantly to prevent burning.
  2. Gradually add a small amount of broth, stirring to dissolve flour lumps. Once smooth, add the remaining broth and cream.
  3. Season with salt and pepper, and let the soup cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  4. Incorporate the broccoli florets and most of the grated Parmesan into the pot (reserve a small amount for garnishing). Cook for 10 minutes until the broccoli is tender.
Broccoli Cheddar Recipe
  1. Remove a portion of the broccoli florets and set aside for garnish. Use an immersion blender to puree the soup in the pot until smooth. Return the reserved broccoli to the pot.
Broccoli Cheddar Recipe
  1. Add the remaining shredded cheddar cheese to the soup, stirring until the cheese is melted and well mixed. Cook for an additional 3 minutes.
  2. Once the soup is complete, serve it in a bowl and top it with small amounts of shredded cheddar, parmesan, and fresh herbs.
Broccoli Cheddar Recipe
Broccoli Cheddar Recipe

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