Cheesy Broccoli Soup

This colorful soup also makes a great topping for baked potatoes.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • ½ small white onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 celery stalk, diced
  • 1 cup chopped broccoli
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 cup light cream
  • ½ cup sharp Cheddar cheese, grated

Directions

  • Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the diced onion, celery, and broccoli, and sauté about 5 minutes.
  • Blend in flour, then slowly stir in the wine and chicken stock, stirring frequently to avoid lumps. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until vegetables are tender. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add light cream and warm until cream is heated, then remove from heat and add grated sharp Cheddar cheese. Stir well until cheese melts. Serve immediately.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • ½ small white onion, peeled and diced
  • 1 celery stalk, diced
  • 1 cup chopped broccoli
  • 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 cup light cream
  • ½ cup sharp Cheddar cheese, grated

Directions

  • Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the diced onion, celery, and broccoli, and sauté about 5 minutes.
  • Blend in flour, then slowly stir in the wine and chicken stock, stirring frequently to avoid lumps. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until vegetables are tender. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Add light cream and warm until cream is heated, then remove from heat and add grated sharp Cheddar cheese. Stir well until cheese melts. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories160
Total Fat13g
Saturated Fat8g
Cholesterol40mg
Sodium520mg
Total Carbohydrate5g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars2g
Protein4g