Easy broccoli cheese soup
Creamy broccoli cheese soup is an easy and delicious dinner recipe the whole family will love. Served with crusty bread, it's the perfect comfort food.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
- 1 onion finely chopped
- 1 kg (2lbs) broccoli stems finely chopped, florets
- 3 garlic cloves minced
- 2 tsp oregano
- 2 tsp thyme
- 1 tsp paprika
- 2 tbsp flour
- 3 cups milk
- 3 cups chicken / vegetable stock
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1-2 tsp lemon juice
- ½ cup Parmesan cheese grated
- 1½ cups cheddar cheese grated
Saute the onions and broccoli stems until soft and fragrant.
Add the garlic, oregano, thyme and paprika and cook for a minute.
Add the flour and cook for a minute. Pour in the milk and stock and allow to simmer for 5 minutes.
Add the broccoli florets and cook for another 10 minutes until the broccoli is cooked.
Season with salt, pepper and lemon juice. Remove the soup from the heat, stir in the cheddar cheese. Adjust the seasoning if necessary and serve.
Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 313mg | Potassium: 601mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1383IU | Vitamin C: 114mg | Calcium: 413mg | Iron: 2mg