Easy Cheesy Broccoli Soup
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Creamy, cheesy, and Easy Cheese Broccoli Soup from scratch with no processed cheese.
Recipe type: Soup, Meal
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6-8 servings
Grocery List
  • 1 large or two small heads of fresh broccoli
  • 6 cups chicken broth or stock
  • 6 T. butter
  • 1 small onion
  • ½ cup (heaping) flour
  • 1¼ c. milk
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • 8 oz. sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4 oz. cream cheese
Here's how...
  1. Chop broccoli into small pieces. Put them in a large pot with chicken broth. Bring to a boil and cook for 15 minutes or until broccoli is tender.
  2. Chop a small onion finely.
  3. In a small skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add the onions and sauté until tender.
  4. Whisk in flour and keep whisking 2-3 minutes to let the flour taste cook off.
  5. Slowly whisk in milk until the temperature comes to a low boil and the sauce thickens. Turn heat to low and add in the freshly grated Cheddar and cream cheese.
  6. When all is melted beautifully, add it to the broccoli and broth. Heat on low until thickened, stirring occasionally to keep it from scorching.
Recipe by That Which Nourishes at http://www.thatwhichnourishes.com/easy-cheesy-broccoli-soup/