Total Time
30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

I ate some cream of broccoli soup somewhere then came home and made this up. You can substitute grated cheddar if you are a purest. We are Velveeta kind of people.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Chop broccoli in small pieces.
  2. Put broccoli, onion and celery in small saucepan.
  3. Add 1/2 water-cook slowly about 3 minutes.
  4. Drain water.
  5. Put Velveeta on broccoli mix,to let melt.
  6. To make white sauce-----------.
  7. Melt butter in skillet.
  8. Add flour and stir.
  9. Raise heat.
  10. Add milk til desired consistency.
  11. Pour broccoli mix and white sauce together.
  12. Simmer on low a few minutes and serve.
  13. Sometimes I add a couple tablespoons of Dijon mustard.
Most Helpful

An excellent recipe for Cream of Broccoli Soup! I made this for a meeting and served it to about 40 women...a tough review crowd. I think the phrase I heard most often was, "This is the best Broccoli Soup I have ever eaten!" I must have handed out at least 20 recipes. I used cheddar cheese in place of the Velveeta...other than that I followed the recipe exactly. Thank you Virginia!

Leta March 24, 2003

It took a couple of trys to get the amounts "right" for this, but once I did, it was excellent! The Velveeta makes for such a creamy sauce that melts well. I did omit the celery just because I didn't have any and instead, added some shredded carrot. (Panera Bread Co. does this with their broccoli cheddar and it's great). I would recommend starting off lightly with the cheese as the first time I made it, it was much too rich. Great recipe!

Jill77 November 05, 2002

I added cauliflower and mushrooms. All who tried this recipe gave it five stars.

Steve Olson February 10, 2002