Broccoli Soup With Cheddar Cheese

Recipe by lazyme
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt 3 tablespoons butter in heavy medium pot over medium-high heat.
  • Add broccoli stems and onion; sauté until onion is translucent, about 6 minutes.
  • Add garlic and tarragon; sauté 1 minute.
  • Add stock; bring to boil.
  • Simmer uncovered until broccoli is tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Stir in cream.
  • Mix remaining 3 tablespoons butter with flour in small bowl to make paste.
  • Whisk paste into soup.
  • Add broccoli florets.
  • Simmer until soup thickens and florets are tender, stirring frequently, about 5 minutes.
  • (Can be made 1 day ahead. Cool slightly, then refrigerate uncovered until cold. Cover and keep refrigerated. Bring to simmer before continuing.)
  • Preheat broiler.
  • Place 6 ovenproof soup bowls on baking sheet.
  • Divide soup among bowls.
  • Sprinkle 1/3 cup cheese over each.
  • Broil until cheese melts and bubbles around edges, about 4 minutes.
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