Warm up with a bowl of comforting Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Soup

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Warm up with a bowl of comforting Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Soup
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on June 11, 2024

This recipe for Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Soup is a classic favorite that is perfect for chilly nights or when you're in need of some comfort food. The combination of fresh broccoli, sharp cheddar cheese, and creamy broth creates a decadent soup that will warm you up from the inside out. It's easy to make and will become a go-to recipe in your collection.


  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  1. In a large pot, melt the butter over medium heat.
  2. Add the diced onion and garlic, and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle the flour over the onion and garlic mixture, and stir to combine.
  4. Slowly pour in the chicken or vegetable broth, stirring constantly to prevent lumps.
  5. Add the broccoli florets and season with salt and pepper. Bring the soup to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes, or until the broccoli is tender.
  6. Using an immersion blender, puree the soup until smooth. (Alternatively, you can transfer the soup to a blender in batches and blend until smooth.)
  7. Stir in the heavy cream and cheddar cheese until the cheese is melted and the soup is creamy.
  8. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed. Serve hot and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Broccoli is a nutrient-dense vegetable that is high in vitamins K and C.
  • Cheddar cheese adds a rich and tangy flavor to the soup, making it extra delicious.
  • This soup can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days and reheated for a quick and satisfying meal.