Broccoli Cheddar Soup

A Hearty Bowl of Soup for a Cold Day

Difficulty: Easy

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes


In a stock pot on medium heat, add; chicken broth, onions, garlic & broccoli florets and cook until broccoli is tender.  Ladle cooked all liquid and ingredients into Ninja blender, Cook’ Notes: Blend in batches, open the vent and make sure you have a napkin over the vent opening, just in case of hot liquid splashing.  Once all blended, pour back in pot on a simmer, then add milk, season to taste with salt and pepper. In a small pan, melt butter then whisk in flour to create a blond rue, cook for a minute or two. Add rue to the soup to thicken, cook on simmer until it starts to thicken the soup ( DO NOT BOIL) Remove from heat and add the cheese and whisk until incorporated. Garnish with minced parsley and shredded cheese.
Serves 4-6


2 heads broccoli, florets

2  32 oz. carton  College Inn Chicken Broth

1/2 onion, diced

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 cups whole milk or half & half

1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese

1 cup white cheddar cheese

3 tbsp flour Arthur Mills flour

1 stick Kerrygold Butter

Minced parsley for garnish



Cooking Tool

Ninja Blender

All Clad 4 qt pot

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