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Broccoli and cheese soup …creamy, delicious and ready to go in 30 minutes!

This recipe was inspired by a little bakery I visited in NYC. Their broccoli and cheese soup with bread bowls was my absolute favorite! I’ve tried making it and never seemed to have the ingredients right. I finally have the perfect recipe. This soup is rich, creamy and perfect for a cold winter day. Heck, I’d even eat this soup on a hot summer day. It is just that good! My whole family loved it. We cannot wait to make it again.

Delicious broccoli and cheese soup

Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 cup steamed broccoli (cut into small pieces)
  • 3/4 cup shredded carrots
  • 2 1/2 cups sharp cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. In a large pan begin to melt butter over medium-low heat. Add minced garlic and let cook for about a minute. Whisk in flour and cook for a few minutes, just until golden brown.
  2. Slowly add in chicken stock, half-and-half, kosher salt, white pepper and nutmeg. Stir together and let cook for about 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add in the broccoli and carrots and let simmer for another 20 minutes.
  4. Mix in cheese and stir until just combined. Serve in bread bowls or with rolls.

Notes

Serves 4-6 people.

http://www.iheartnaptime.net/broccoli-and-cheese-soup/

I picked up the bread bowls at a local bakery, but I cannot wait to try and make my own someday!

Broccoli and cheese soup recipe on iheartnaptime.net ... creamy, delicious and ready in 30 minutes!

Enjoy!

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