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Best Ever Broccoli Cheese Soup

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You’re only 30 minutes away from eating the BEST Ever Broccoli Cheese Soup and it all starts with some fresh broccoli, sharp cheddar cheese, and a handful of pantry ingredients. This is the only cheesy broccoli soup recipe you’ll ever need!

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 4 cups half and half I use fat free, see note
  • 4 cups fresh broccoli florets, finely chopped
  • 2 tespoons salt or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper or to taste
  • 2 cups freshly grated sharp cheddar cheese see note
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese see note
  • Instructions

  • In a large stock pot, melt butter then add garlic and saute for 1-2 minutes until browned. Add onion powder and flour and stir until mixture clumps together and there are no more streaks of flour. 
  • Gradually whisk in chicken broth, followed by half and half. Bring to a boil, add broccoli and boil until broccoli is tender. 
  • Stir in salt, pepper, cheddar cheese, and parmesan cheese. Once cheeses are completely melted, taste and add salt and pepper if needed, then serve. 
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