Best-Ever Broccoli Cheese Soup

Jeffrey Crouch: "Really simple and really good." Read More


Creamy, comforting broccoli cheese soup is simple to make and hits the spot on a cold evening, but you may find yourself making this crowd-pleaser year-round! Keep it in mind for office lunches, too. The recipe is a Yummly original created by…


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  • 1/2 onion (large)
  • 2 large carrots
  • 2 stalks celery (medium)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 12 ounces broccoli florets (4 to 5 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (for vegetables)
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth (or vegetable broth)
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt (for soup)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper (for soup)
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (use orange cheddar, 8 oz.)
  • fresh parsley (minced, for serving)
  • salt (optional, for serving)
  • freshly ground black pepper (optional, for serving)
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    1. Finely chop onion, carrots, and celery. Separately mince garlic, chop broccoli into 1/2-inch florets, and finely chop any broccoli stems. Set garlic and broccoli aside.
    2. Melt butter in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion, carrots, celery, and salt. Saute until vegetables are softened, 6 to 7 minutes.
    3. Add minced garlic and mustard to pot and stir until fragrant, about 1 minute. Sprinkle flour over vegetables and stir to evenly coat.
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium37% DV890mg
    Fat31% DV20g
    Protein33% DV17g
    Carbs6% DV17g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories310Calories from Fat180
    Total Fat20g31%
    Saturated Fat12g60%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat180
    Total Carbohydrate17g6%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A100%
    Vitamin C90%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Jeffrey Crouch 10 days ago
    Really simple and really good.
    Tiago Mindrico 10 days ago
    Awesome and quick. Gonna do it again some day
    Jamie Livingston 14 days ago
    Super easy! Loved the video, it was very helpful.
    Janey Rasco 16 days ago
    Amazing! Thought i messed it up but it's so delicious 🤤
    Cindy Lewis 17 days ago
    very good i added almond milk instead and it was still really good
    Vanessa Castano 19 days ago
    Great taste and easy to make
    Michele Cerda 25 days ago
    Great!!!! Can’t wait to make it again!
    Varvara a month ago
    I also added cauliflower to this soup and it was really good. Definitely will cook this yummy soup again!
    Schauntel A. a month ago
    great i added a little heavy cream since i only had 1% milk on hand. loved it.
    Gisella Tellys a month ago
    I used instant broth and almost made it too salty. I didnt add mustard nor celery because i couldnt get the ingredients and added a sprinkle of sugar and it tasted great like restaurant-level cream soup. My housemates all liked it. Will definitely cook again!