30 Minute Broccoli Cheddar Soup

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30 Minute Broccoli Cheddar Soup

30 Minute Broccoli Cheddar Soup

30 Minute Broccoli Cheddar Soup


4 tbsp. butter

½ medium onion, chopped

2-3 cloves garlic, minced

4 tbsp. flour

2 cups chicken or vegetable stock

1 tsp. kosher salt

½ tsp. black pepper

¼ tsp. or ground nutmeg, optional

3 cups broccoli florets or 1 large head, cut into small pieces

1 large carrot, grated

2 cups half & half or milk or light or heavy cream

8 oz. block grated cheddar cheese or 2 cups (mild, medium, or sharp )


Melt butter in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook 3-4 minutes or until softened and light gold. Add the garlic and saute for another minute.

Add flour and whisk for 1-2 minutes or until the flour begins to turn golden in color.

Pour in the chicken stock, broccoli florets, carrots, and seasoning. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 15 minutes or until the broccoli and carrots are cooked through.

Stir in half & half and cheddar cheese and simmer for another minute. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.

Serve with toasted crusty bread or in a bread bowl if desired.


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