Cheesy Broccoli Soup

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by SkinnyMinnie

I am looking for the perfect broccoli soup is another one I need to try. Edited Oct. 3, 2006: I made and tweaked this recipe! Turned out MUCH better!!

Top Review by Parsley

Thick, rich and delicious. I used fat free half & half and it was still very rich. I did add some finely minced onion. I used an extra sharp white cheddar. Thanx for sharing; this one is a real keeper!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add flour and cook, stirring constantly to make a very "blond" roux, about 3-4 minute.
  3. Add chicken stock, half and half, salt, mustard, and cayenne.
  4. Bring to a simmer, stirring frequently.
  5. Add broccoli and reduce heat to a simmer.
  6. Cook about 15-20 min, or until the broccoli is crisp-tender.
  7. Add cheddar cheese and stir to combine. Simmer until cheese melts.
  8. Serve with a topping of chives or scallions and a little more cheese if desired.

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