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Cream of Broccoli Soup Recipe

Lil' Luna
Velvety homemade cream of broccoli soup is healthy, rich and so simple. It's filled with flavor creamy goodness and so much flavor!!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 367 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 TB butter
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 sticks celery chopped
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 8 cups broccoli florets
  • 3 TB butter
  • 3 TB all purpose flour
  • 2 cups Half and Half
  • 1-2 tsp garlic salt (with parsley flakes)
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • pepper to taste
  • bacon and shredded cheese for garnish

Instructions
 

  • In a medium stock pot, melt 2 tablespoons butter and saute garlic and celery until tender. Add broccoli and broth, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, over low heat, melt 3 tablespoons butter, stir in flour and add milk. Stir until thick and bubbly.
  • In batches, pour the soup into a blender and pulse for a few seconds, then puree until smooth.
  • Add soup to flour mixture. Season with garlic salt and pepper and stir in cheddar cheese.
  • If desired, garnish with more cheese and bacon.

Nutrition

Calories: 367kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 13gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 17gCholesterol: 84mgSodium: 1161mgPotassium: 644mgFiber: 3gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1680IUVitamin C: 117.7mgCalcium: 359mgIron: 1.5mg
Keyword Cream of Broccoli Soup
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