• Rabab Awada

Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe



Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup butter

  • 1 Medium onion chopped

  • 1/4 cup flour

  • 2 cups chicken broth

  • 2 cups half-and-half cream

  • 3 cups broccoli about 1/2 lb

  • 1 cup carrot grated

  • 1 tsp nutmeg

  • 8 oz sharp cheddar cheese grated, about 2 cups

  • salt and pepper to taste 2 tsp each

  • bread bowls, croutons or crackers

Instructions:

  • Melt 1/4 cup of butter in a pot on medium heat. Add onion and saute until golden color, about 5 minutes, stirring few times.

  • Next, sprinkle 1/4 cup of flour and cook for 1 minute, whisking constantly.

  • Slowly add 2 cups of chicken broth whisking it with flour, then add 2 cups of half-and-half, whisk until everything is combined.

  • Into the same pot add 1/2 lb of broccoli (about 3 cups), 1 cup of grated carrots and season with salt and pepper to taste.

  • Bring soup to a boil, turn the heat to low heat and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring few times.

  • Add a little sprinkle of nutmeg and 2 cups of sharp cheddar cheese. Remove from the heat and stir the cheese into the broccoli soup.

  • Pour Broccoli Cheese Soup into a bread bowl. Garnish with more cheese and a sprinkle of freshly ground black pepper. Grab a soup and enjoy!