broccoli cheese soup recipe
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4.89 from 9 votes

Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe

Broccoli and Cheese Soup - Creamy, delicious and ready to go in 30 minutes! Tastes just like the Panera broccoli cheddar soup and is so easy to make! Serve in a homemade bread bowl to take this broccoli cheese soup recipe over the top!
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: broccoli cheese soup
Servings: 4
Calories: 634kcal
Author: Jamielyn Nye


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


  • In a large pan, begin to melt the butter over medium-low heat. Add minced garlic and let cook for about a minute. Whisk in the flour and cook for a few minutes, just until golden brown.
  • 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.
  • Add in the broccoli and carrots and let simmer for another 15-20 minutes.
  • Mix in the cheese and stir until just combined. Serve in bread bowls or with rolls.



Calories: 634kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 50g | Saturated Fat: 31g | Cholesterol: 153mg | Sodium: 1076mg | Potassium: 501mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 5640IU | Vitamin C: 23.3mg | Calcium: 662mg | Iron: 1.4mg