Best Cream of Broccoli Soup

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Barb G.

This recipe is thick and flavorful. Simple, delicious, and quick to make. Hope that you enjoy it as much as my family does. I have added chicken to this soup, very good

Top Review by ladyfingers

I thought I found the perfect broccoli soup (Uncle Bill's #19107), but wanted to try one that used cheese. Now I have two favorite broccoli soups, and both are easy and delicious. I did substitute sharp chedder, and melted it into the white sauce; then added the sauce to the vegetable soup. While the soup tasted great that way, I then incorporated one of Uncle Bill's soup secrets--a tablespoon of soy sauce. You will not detect any soy sauce taste, but it does impart a more robust flavor. Thanks Barb, for sharing another great recipe--all yours sound good.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in medium sized stock pot, and sauté onion, garlic and celery until tender.
  2. Add broccoli and broth; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Purée soup (I use a hand blender) or mash with potato masher.
  4. Return to heat.
  5. In small saucepan, over medium heat melt 3 tablespoons butter, stir in flour and add milk.
  6. Stir until thick and bubbly, add to soup.
  7. Add cheese; stir until melted.
  8. Season with pepper and serve.

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