Broccoli Cheddar Soup
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Serves: 10 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 2 TBSP olive oil
  • 6 TBSP butter
  • 1 large yellow onion (chopped)
  • ½ cup flour
  • 4 cups ½ & ½ (I used 2 cups ½ & ½ and 2 cups lowfat milk)
  • 6 cups chicken broth (or use vegetable broth to make this recipe vegetarian)
  • 1 # broccoli (4-6 cups broccoli florets)
  • 2 cups carrots (chopped)
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • 16oz sharp cheddar cheese (grated)
Instructions
  1. Saute onion in olive oil/butter combination. When onions are tender, whisk in flour and cook over med. heat 3-5 minutes stirring constantly.
  2. While whisking, add ½ & ½ and chicken stock.
  3. Reduce to simmer and cook for 20 minutes, stirring regularly.
  4. Add broccoli and carrots. Cook over low heat until veggies are tender, approx. 45 minutes.
  5. Add salt & pepper to taste.
  6. Carefully transfer soup mixture to blender and puree. Return soup to pot over low heat.
  7. Add in grated cheese. Stir until well blended.
  8. Add nutmeg.
Recipe by Joy In Every Season at https://www.joyineveryseason.com/soupsandstews/broccoli-cheddar-soup/