Broccoli Cheddar Soup

[ 11 ] April 23, 2013 |

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

This Broccoli and Cheddar soup is delicious and hearty. Made with fresh broccoli and grated cheddar cheese for a wonderful flavor.

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Make  sure you use freshly grated cheese, no pre-shredded in this recipe for a smooth texture.


Broccoli Cheddar Soup

A lighter version of the popular broccoli cheddar soup using reduced-fat milk.

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Broccoli Cheddar Soup
Serves: 4-6
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 cups fresh broccoli, washed and chopped
  • 2½ cups 2% reduced-fat milk
  • ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 ounces grated sharp cheddar cheese
  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; saute 3 minutes or until tender. Add broth and broccoli. Bring broccoli mixture to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium; cook 10 minutes.
  2. Combine milk and flour, stirring with a whisk until well blended. Add milk mixture to broccoli mixture. Cook 5 minutes or until slightly thick, stirring constantly. Stir in pepper. Remove from heat; add cheese, stirring until cheese melts.
  3. Place one-third of the soup in a blender or food processor, and process until smooth. Return pureed soup mixture to pan.
  4. Adapted from Cooking Light Magazine


Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Marie Poulin
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    I’m curious if you’ve ever tried soy/rice/almond (etc) milk? I don’t drink regular milk but am dying to make this! Thanks!

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