Satisfying Broccoli Cheddar Soup
Imagine a chilly evening, rain tapping gently on your window, and the aroma of rich, creamy soup wafting through your kitchen. This is the magic of our Satisfying Broccoli Cheddar Soup. It’s not just a dish; it’s an experience crafted with love and care, designed to warm your soul and tantalize your taste buds.
- 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
- 1 medium onion, finely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- In a large pot, melt the butter over medium heat. Add onions and garlic; sauté until translucent.
- Sprinkle flour over the onion mixture, stirring constantly for about 2 minutes to create a roux.
- Slowly pour in the broth while stirring continuously to avoid lumps. Add broccoli florets. Simmer until broccoli is tender.
- Reduce heat to low. Slowly add heavy cream, stirring constantly.
- Gradually add shredded cheddar cheese, stirring until melted and the soup is smooth.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste. Let it simmer for a few more minutes.
- Remove from heat. Ladle the soup into bowls and garnish with additional shredded cheddar cheese if desired.
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Creamy broccoli cheddar soup with a perfect blend of flavors and velvety texture.
Nutritional Information: Calories: 350, Fat: 27g, Carbohydrates: 15g, Protein: 12g
Picture yourself savoring each spoonful, the broccoli tender, the cheese melty, and the seasonings just right. This Satisfying Broccoli Cheddar Soup is not just a recipe; it’s a journey into comfort and indulgence. Enjoy the warmth and flavor, and share this delightful experience with your loved ones. Bon appétit!