Broccoli Cheese Soup

Broccoli Cheese Soup is a main course that serves 6. One serving contains 559 calories, 30g of protein, and 36g of fat. For $2.36 per serving, this recipe covers 29% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. It is brought to you by Add A Pinch. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. 511 person were glad they tried this recipe. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for Winter. If you have flour, butter, sharp cheddar cheese, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. Overall, this recipe earns an excellent spoonacular score of 86%. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as T.G.I.F's Broccoli Cheese Soup, Broccoli Cheese Soup, and Broccoli Cheese Soup.

Servings: 6

Preparation duration: 5 minutes

Cooking duration: 40 minutes

 

Ingredients:

2 (12.5 - ounce) packages frozen broccoli florets or 2 heads broccoli, cut into florets

¼ cup butter

4 cups chicken stock

2 cups cooked ham, diced (optional)

½ cup all-purpose flour

1 clove garlic, minced

1 teaspoon ground black pepper

2 cups half and half

1 medium onion, diced

2 teaspoons salt

2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese

2 cups whole milk

Equipment:

pot

whisk

bowl

Cooking instruction summary:

Place butter, onion, and garlic into a large, heavy-bottomed stock pot over medium heat. Cook until onions are translucent, about 3-5 minutes. Whisk in flour and cook another five minutes. Whisk in milk, half and half, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper. Stir in broccoli florets and chicken stock. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 25-30 minutes, until broccoli has cooked through and is fork-tender. Stir in 1 cup of cheese, reserving remaining cheese for sprinkling on top of each bowl as served and ham, if using.

 

Step by step:


1. Place butter, onion, and garlic into a large, heavy-bottomed stock pot over medium heat. Cook until onions are translucent, about 3-5 minutes.

2. Whisk in flour and cook another five minutes.

3. Whisk in milk, half and half, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper. Stir in broccoli florets and chicken stock. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 25-30 minutes, until broccoli has cooked through and is fork-tender. Stir in 1 cup of cheese, reserving remaining cheese for sprinkling on top of each bowl as served and ham, if using.


Nutrition Information:

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559k Calories
29g Protein
35g Total Fat
32g Carbs
20% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
559k
28%

Fat
35g
55%

  Saturated Fat
20g
129%

Carbohydrates
32g
11%

  Sugar
10g
12%

Cholesterol
123mg
41%

Sodium
1908mg
83%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
29g
60%

Vitamin C
107mg
131%

Vitamin K
124µg
118%

Calcium
519mg
52%

Phosphorus
479mg
48%

Vitamin B2
0.73mg
43%

Vitamin A
1774IU
35%

Folate
118µg
30%

Selenium
19µg
29%

Potassium
837mg
24%

Vitamin B6
0.43mg
21%

Vitamin B3
4mg
21%

Vitamin B1
0.31mg
21%

Manganese
0.4mg
20%

Zinc
2mg
18%

Vitamin B12
0.96µg
16%

Magnesium
62mg
16%

Fiber
3g
15%

Vitamin B5
1mg
15%

Iron
2mg
13%

Vitamin E
1mg
11%

Copper
0.21mg
11%

Vitamin D
1µg
11%

covered percent of daily need
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