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 Time 30 mins Total Time 30 mins Servings: 4 Calories: 634 kcal 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: 634 kcal | Carbohydrates: 20 g | Protein: 26 g | Fat: 50 g | Saturated Fat: 31 g | Cholesterol: 153 mg | Sodium: 1076 mg | Potassium: 501 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 4 g | Vitamin A: 5640 IU | Vitamin C: 23.3 mg | Calcium: 662 mg | Iron: 1.4 mg