Nov 012017
 

Nothing warms you up like a warm bowl of soup on a chilly day. This Broccoli and Cheddar Soup is easy to make and it's absolutely delicious.

Nothing warms me up on a chilly winter day better than a warm bowl of soup. Broccoli and Cheddar Soup is my all time favorite soup and I make it quite a bit once the weather gets cooler.  It’s pretty easy to make and it’s soooo good.

Nothing warms you up like a warm bowl of soup on a chilly day. This Broccoli and Cheddar Soup is easy to make and it's absolutely delicious.

Broccoli and Cheddar Soup

Here’s what you need:

  • 1 lb Broccoli
  • 2 Large Carrots Shredded
  • 1 Sweet Onion
  • 1 lb Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 60 oz Chicken Broth
  • 1 cup Milk
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Cornstarch

Here’s what you do:
1. Cut your broccoli into 1 – 2 inch pieces. Remove the tough outer layer from the stalk and cut that part up as well. Boil your broccoli in a large pot until it’s tender but still has a bite to it. Add salt to the water to season.

Nothing warms you up like a warm bowl of soup on a chilly day. This Broccoli and Cheddar Soup is easy to make and it's absolutely delicious.

2. While you boil your broccoli, dice up your sweet onion into small pieces. After dicing your onion, add the onion to 1 cup of butter in a large pot on medium heat.

Nothing warms you up like a warm bowl of soup on a chilly day. This Broccoli and Cheddar Soup is easy to make and it's absolutely delicious.

3. When your broccoli is done, drain it and set it aside.
4. Once the onion is soft and translucent, add in the broth and milk.
5. Stirring constantly, slowly add the cheese. Keep stirring until all of the cheese has melted.
6. Next add the broccoli and the shredded carrot.

Nothing warms you up like a warm bowl of soup on a chilly day. This Broccoli and Cheddar Soup is easy to make and it's absolutely delicious.

7. Add a little bit of salt and pepper to taste.
8. Pour 1 cup of cold water and 1 tablespoon of cornstarch into a glass measuring cup. Mix thoroughly. Add 1 more tablespoon of cornstarch at a time to this mixture until your mixture is thick but still liquid. Slowly pour this mixture into your hot soup, stirring constantly.

Nothing warms you up like a warm bowl of soup on a chilly day. This Broccoli and Cheddar Soup is easy to make and it's absolutely delicious.

9. Add cornstarch mixture until your soup has reached the desired consistency. Cook soup for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
10. Garnish your cooked soup with extra cheese and serve with a toasted baguette. Yum.

Nothing warms you up like a warm bowl of soup on a chilly day. This Broccoli and Cheddar Soup is easy to make and it's absolutely delicious.

This Broccoli and Cheddar Soup is as good as it looks, trust me. So yummy!

Nothing warms you up like a warm bowl of soup on a chilly day. This Broccoli and Cheddar Soup is easy to make and it's absolutely delicious.

I have had a lot of Broccoli and Cheddar Soup recipes over the years and I am confident in saying that this one is the best I have ever had.  Hope you like it, too.

  60 Responses to “The Best Broccoli and Cheddar Soup Recipe”

  1. Broccoli and Cheddar is one of my favorite soups too! I’d love to make your recipe for dinner tonight so I need to make a run to the grocery store.

  2. I have to tell you that broccoli and cheese soup is one of my very favorites! I haven’t made it in a long time, but now that it’s getting cooler on the coast, I need to get with it and just do it! Thanks for sharing the recipe and the step by step instructions. I’ve pinned it on my recipe board on Pinterest to try later!

  3. I have to tell you that broccoli and cheese soup is one of my very favorites! I haven’t made it in a long time, but now that it’s getting cooler on the coast, I need to get with it and just do it! Thanks for sharing the recipe and the step by step instructions. I’ve pinned it on my recipe board on Pinterest to try later! 🙂

  4. Broccoli and cheddar soup is such a comfort dish for me. Love how thick and creamy it is. Don’t feel guilty with the wonderful broccoli in the soup.

  5. Oooo I must make this soon. I normally just buy it from Panera Bread since I’m lazy, but I think I could make it on my own.

  6. That looks absolutely divine. I love making soups like this on cold days. They’re so hearty, and they’re a great way to get in some veggies on the sly!

  7. I can’t wait to make this for the fam. My wife and I routinely make cheddar broccoli soup, and we love trying new recipes for it. Thanks!

  8. Well now doesn’t that look like a hearty bowl of FALL 🙂

  9. My daughters’ fave soup of all time is a broccoli and cheddar soup. This sounds like an easy and delicious recipe. Gotta try this!

  10. I’ve actually never had broccoli soup before but this looks absolutely awesome! Looks like a great pick-me-up for the colder months!

  11. That looks like an absolutely fantastic soup! I am actually looking to make a soup tonight for my husband and I for a date night. This would be a tasty to make!

  12. We made baked potato soup yesterday and talked about broccoli cheese the next time. Your recipe is delightfully simple! Thanks.

  13. It’s definitely soup season where I live! We got our first cold snap this week and all I want is a hot bowl of soup. This one looks delish!

  14. It’s so chilly here today and the perfect day for a nice hot bowl of soup. Broccoli cheese is a fave.

  15. Broccoli and cheddar is one of my favorite soups. We are having a week or two of perfect fall weather and this looks like it needs to be on my dinner menu!

  16. Cooler temps means making soups and various types of chili. We like to eat broccoli-cheddar soup! This recipe looks delicious!

  17. I was just thinking I wanted a soup like this. It’s a cold day and this sounds like it would warm me right up.

  18. Perfect timing! My husband has been craving a warm soup lately and I wasn’t sure what to make. This recipe sounds delicious!

  19. This looks delicious! I love broccoli soup, but I never make it because my husband doesn’t like it. I may just have to make it one night he is working late though.

  20. I’m really liking this recipe! If this freezes well it could even be a good soup to stock up on for work lunches.

  21. This looks so creamy and delicious! I love soup, all sorts. I just wished that our current weather wanted to be soup weather!

  22. This does look amazing! I love broccoli and cheese soup. My granny used to add a block of cream cheese to hers. Yum.

  23. oh man I need to make a grocery store run so I can make this Broccoli and Cheddar Soup! It’s getting super chilly round these parts and a good comfort soup is just what the Doctor ordered!

  24. Ahh!! This looks so yummy I can’t wait to make this for my family. I know they’re going to like it. The weather is certainly getting colder here and a bowl of hot comfort soup is what we need.

  25. I am all about warming soups this time of year. Your broccoli and cheddar soup sounds absolutely amazing for the current cool weather! Yummers!

  26. Oh my. I have to make this soup! Looks so thick and hearty. Yesterday we had potato, carrot and cheese soup. (Same procedure only different vegetables) Thanks for sharing another great soup recipe!

  27. Broccoli and cheddar soup is one of my favorite soups. Especially with a piece of crusty bread.

  28. And soup weather is here. I just basically make a cheese sauce and add broccoli, but this sounds so much better.

  29. Well, I’ve been looking for a good healthy Broccoli and Cheese Soup…and now I found it. I like that you added only good ingredients. I normally have to tweak a recipe to make it healthy so my family can enjoy it. Thanks for yours!!

  30. This is the perfect weather for soup. I will have to get the ingredients I Need to make this Broccoli and Cheddar Soup recipe on the weekend. I am sure it will be a big hit.

  31. I LOVE broccoli soup! I haven’t had some in ages, and now that it’s chilly it’s such a great meal idea.

  32. I need to try this. My dad makes the best broccoli cheddar soup and I have always wanted to try my hand at it.

  33. So amazing! Now for the winter days approaching, this is PERFECT!

  34. I love broccoli and cheese soup but have never made it myself! LOL! I need to make this recipe!!

  35. This looks so good. With the weather getting colder, soups are more frequent!

  36. THis is my favourite soup your recipe is so easy I think Ill try it at home for my family

  37. It looks amazing, especially since broccoli and cheese has always been an awesome combination. I’m sure this one is worth it! Perfect for when the winter rolls in.

  38. I wouldn’t mind giving this yummy soup recipe a try! I’ve always liked broccoli and cheese together so this is totally worth it!

  39. I could go for a bowl of that right now! I love broccoli cheddar soup, the creamier the better.

  40. This broccoli cheddar soup looks really good! I will make this soup and pour it into a nice, toasted bread bowl brushed with melted butter and toasted garlic. Yummmmm!

  41. Wow!!! This looks so delicious and yummy! I will try for sure.

  42. It is not yet soup weather here in fact it is warm today but it is coming soon, and we will wake up and it will be in the 20s. My son loves broccoli cheddar so if I get enthusiastic I can make this for him.

  43. I love a good broccoli soup! my kids wont eat it unless there is extra cheese in theirs!

  44. Cheese? I’m in! This soup sounds delightful for cool nights! It’s finalky starting to feel like fall here.

  45. Yum. This looks incredible. My kids are HUGE broccoli freaks and my husband was talking about making a broccoli soup so this is for sure going to be the one we try!

  46. This is one of my favorite soups and I was looking for a good recipe! Bookmarking this

  47. This looks so delicious. I love a good hearty soup with bread. Thanks for sharing.

  48. What a delicious recipe I’ve always looking for a good soup to try!

  49. Its soup season. Looks delicious and yummy!

  50. This is just perfect with the chilly weather we’re having. I haven;t tried making this soup before.

  51. The soup looks great. I’m sure my kids will like it. Thanks for the recipe, will try it when I have the time.

  52. I always order Broccoli Cheddar soup whenever I go out because it is a fav. I’ve made it once or twice at home but it seems like it took forever. This recipe sounds so delicious and looks like the perfect soup to make on those cold fall days.

  53. I love that. My mom will def love this soup. She would be happy if I share this to her now. Thanks for posting the recipe.

  54. I love a good bowl of broccoli and cheddar soup! Thanks for this recipe. I’m going to fix it because it looks like it is also gluten free!

  55. This looks delicious! My daughters really love soup but they have opposite favorites. My oldest loves loaded baked potato but my youngest loves cheddar broccoli. I definitely will be making this!

  56. I’ve never had broccoli and cheddar soup before. It looks good. I think I’ll try it with veggie broth and alternative milk.

  57. Oh wow. You made me crave for soup! I make carrot and cheese or potato and cheese soup but I haven’t tried broccoli and cheese. Looks delicious and really healthy too!

  58. Omg can we say yum?!?! I just love yummy soups this time of year!!! Must make!

  59. This is so yummy and healthy! I love having this when I’m feeling like eating something light! Thanks for sharing

  60. I love that you paired this soup up with some bread. It looks really tasty.

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