Black Eyed Pea Broccoli Cheese Soup

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is a copycat recipe from the restraunt Black Eye'd Pea. It's a great soup and pretty quick and easy to whip up!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Steam or boil broccoli until tender.
  2. Place half-and-half and 2 cups water in top of double boiler.
  3. Add cheese, salt and pepper.
  4. Heat until cheese is melted.
  5. Add broccoli.
  6. Mix cornstarch and water in small bowl.
  7. Stir into cheese mixture in double boiler and heat over simmering water until soup thickens.
Most Helpful

4 5

This is very thick and cheesey. I made this as written, but did add some chopped onion for more flavor. Even with the onion, I think it could use more flavor, though. I would recommend using chicken or veggie broth instead of plain water. Thanx for posting this!

5 5

I make this a lot.. it's SOOOO awesome!!!!!

We enjoyed this quick and easy soup. I did make a couple of changes so have decided not to give a star rating (even though it turned out well). The big change was that I cut the cheese in half. When I looked at the amount of cheese and the number of servings I just couldn't do 1/4 pound of cheese per person, my arteries were rebelling! I do know that it would have tasted sensational but couldn't do it. I also decreased the amount of cream and replaced it with milk. I did serve it with about 2 tblsp. of grated cheddar to give it colour and appeal. Thanks for sharing your recipe.