Cheesy Broccoli Soup

15 reviews, 4.4 star(s). 80% would make again

Ready in 1 hour

This broccoli soup is very cheesy. You can use any type of cheese that you like or have on hand. The taste of the soup depends largely upon the flavors in your chicken broth, so choose a good quality broth for this. I use homemade chicken broth with lots of celery, onion and carrot flavors, but a good quality canned variety should also work.


3 cups Fresh broccoli florets; (up to 4 cups)
1/4 cup Butter
1/4 cup Flour
Salt & pepper; to taste
2 cups milk
1/2 cup Half-and-half cream
2 1/2 cups Chicken broth
2 cups Cheddar cheese; shredded

Original recipe makes 6 Servings



1. Rinse broccoli florets. Put enough water in the bottom of a 2 quart sauce pan to cover the bottom. Add broccoli and salt to taste if desired. Cook over medium heat until tender. Drain and set aside.

2. In a 3 quart saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour and salt and pepper. Gradually stir in milk, half and half, and chicken broth. Cook, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens and begins to boil.

3. Add cheese. Stir until melted.

4. Add broccoli. Cover and simmer on low heat until broccoli begins to fall apart (About 20 - 30 minutes.)

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My soup turned out to be very delicious. I followed the recipe but my cheese curdled. The soup ended up being thick and looking unappealing but it taste great!
Mscay 3m ago

Wonderfully simple to make. Tastes great
maryastone 11m ago

Very good
LarisaS 2y ago

Very good
stephanielynnsanborn 2y ago

stephanielynnsanborn 2y ago

Amazing soup!!!!
sunkissez82 2y ago

A very good soup. Instead of half and half I used just regular milk and added more flour for a thicker soup. My family loved it.
hotmommapeck 2y ago

suemarburgerbutzer 3y ago

This soup was delicious, I added chopped carrots, more margerine and cheese, great with ozio noodles, family raved over it!!!
vpetrick 3y ago

SSSSoooo tasty!!
tonirobbins2 3y ago

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