Cheddar Broccoli Soup

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Creamy & cheesy Cheddar Broccoli Soup will make your tummy happy on a chilly evening – and it takes just a few minutes to make!

Cheddar Broccoli Soup | The Foodie Army Wife

To begin, melt 3 tablespoons of butter in a Dutch oven over medium heat.
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Sauté 1/2 cup of diced red onion in the butter until tender and slightly golden.
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Stir in 3 tablespoons of flour.
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Add in 2 cups of beef broth.
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You will also pour in 3 cups of milk and 1 cup of half & half.

Stir it together and let this cook for a few minutes until it begins to bubble. Stir occasionally.
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Meanwhile, pulse most of a head of broccoli in a food processor. I like to leave out a few pieces of the broccoli to toss in as chunks for texture.
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When it is nice and thick and hot, stir in a teaspoon each of salt & pepper.
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Add in your broccoli. Let this cook for about 5 minutes or until just done.
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Add in 2 to 3 cups of cheddar cheese – depending on how cheesy you want your soup. Grate it or cut it into chunks, and add it to the pot. Stir until melted.
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That’s it!
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Enjoy!
Cheddar Broccoli Soup | The Foodie Army Wife

Cheddar Broccoli Soup

Cheddar Broccoli Soup | The Foodie Army Wife
Creamy & cheesy Cheddar Broccoli Soup will make your tummy happy on a chilly evening – and it takes just a few minutes to make!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 Tb butter
  • ½ c red onion, diced
  • 3 Tb flour
  • 2 c beef broth
  • 3 c milk
  • 1 c half & half
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 head broccoli, pulsed in a food processor (save some small pieces for texture, optional)
  • 3 - 4 cups cheddar cheese (grated or diced)

Instructions

    In a Dutch oven, melt butter and saute’ onion over medium heat, until onions are tender.

    Add in flour, whisk and cook for a moment. Whisk in the broth, milk and half & half. Add salt & pepper.

    Bring the mixture up to a gentle boil. Add in the broccoli. Cook for about 5 minutes.

    Add in your cheese, stirring and cooking until completely melted.

    That’s it! Enjoy this easy, and delicious soup!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1776Total Fat: 141gSaturated Fat: 81gTrans Fat: 4gUnsaturated Fat: 45gCholesterol: 423mgSodium: 3633mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 1gSugar: 6gProtein: 95g

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