But this recipe got a thumbs up from all 6 in my family, even those of us that dislike broccoli!! Very good taste! I made this last night. Turns out delicious every time!! //]]>, Recipes Soups & Stews Broccoli Cheddar Soup. cans chicken broth 1 1/2 c. grated Cheddar cheese. Will adding the half and half help? Let the pressure release naturally, then stir in half and half and cheese until cheese is melted. Rich and cheesy, this Copycat Panera Broccoli Cheddar Soup recipe is a great addition to your weekly meal rotation. Taste soup and season with additional salt and pepper if needed. Or chopped? I subbed Pacific No-Chicken broth for the chicken broth. Making this right now. Â. I’m sorry you found this soup to be lacking in flavor… I’m surprised, as so many other readers have loved this recipe as much as we do!   This is my second time making it. Any thoughts? You can use whole boneless skinless chicken breasts and add it in at the beginning with everything else 🙂. Cook broccoli… If soup gets too thick for your liking, add a splash of chicken broth or half and half to loosen it up. The soup turned out very good, however; I did get a burn notice on my instant pot when cooking it. Thank you!! I think noodles would be yummy in this soup! This is in our future! Made this last night with small variations. This broccoli cheddar soup is sort of a copycat recipe from Panera Bread, but I honestly haven’t had that soup from there in years, so I can’t say for absolute certain if the flavors are spot on or not. This recipe is a definite keeper! You can make your own version of half and half by combining 1 1/3 cup heavy cream and 2/3 cup 2% milk. If I wanted to add potato would I do that the same time as the broccoli and carrots? Filed Under: Lunch, Main Dishes, Recipes, Soups & Stews, Vegetarian, Sign up to get recipes delivered to your inbox and our Free All-Stars e-cookbook, Email (optional) Include to be notified of replies, We're Trevor and Jennifer, we live in Raleigh, North Carolina with our 70lb lap dog, Teddy. Or should I double it? Went great with the discount sourdough bread I bought last week.  Do you happen to know how I could incorporate noodles into the instant pot version? Tips for making Broccoli Cheddar Soup. Tag @showmetheyummy on Instagram and hashtag it #showmetheyummy. Creamy comfort in a bowl with tender broccoli, Cheddar cheese, and SO MUCH FLAVOUR! Thanks! I like my pieces to be about thumbnail size. Add onion; cook and stir 5 minutes or until onion is … The immersion blender should still be okay, but make sure you check the potatoes to be sure they’re tender first 🙂. No need to go out to a well known bread … everything is easy to make and absolutely delicious. Try 2% milk. Try heavy cream! Absolutely fantastic. This hearty broccoli cheddar soup is loaded with mouthwatering flavors, yet uses everyday ingredients, and is ready in about 30 minutes! Was simmering on medium low per directions but was going to take too long so put in QuickPot for 8 min. ), totally could’ve just done all whipping cream and would have been just fine. When hot, add oil and butter. Once it thaws, the texture won’t be the same. Thanks for posting this recipe! Just stumbled upon this recipe and made it tonight, it was good and super easy! Next time I’ll grate the carrot instead of chopping into small pieces. Add the minced garlic, paprika, mustard, and cayenne pepper to the … Slowly pour in about a cup of chicken broth, whisking as you pour. This woukd be awesome with avacado added! 
. 2 thumbs up for you! Brrrr. Copyright © Show Me the Yummy © 2014–2021, Mobile devices will not sleep while timer is running, Alarm Sound Disabled - Click to Re-Enable. Only  15 minutes of prep required to make this veggie packed soup. You could even try stirring in a slurry made with equal parts flour and water. I blended most of the larger broccoli pieces tho. I added to the roux/onion, added the rest of the broccoli as small florets and brought to a simmer for about 15 minutes to fully cook the broccoli. I used almost a cup of extra chicken broth to thin it out to how I like my soup. Will make this again!Â, Excellent recipe!! I love that you put veggies in this. As always, you can taste and season per your tastes, as everyone has different tastebuds 🙂. Cheddar and broccoli are perfect combination. Continue with remaining chicken broth and half and half, pouring slowly and whisking as your pour. Will be making again. I would definitely make again! Yes, I’d do 2 double batches, just to make sure everything fits 🙂. I do it in my instant pot and its a household favorite. I only had heavy whipping cream so I added 1.5 cups and 1/2 cup of regular milk because I was worried about the whipping cream making it too thick. This might not be an exact replica of Panera’s Broccoli Cheddar Soup… The soup is definitely salty and pretty flavorful. If you prefer your soup more seasoned, you can always add more seasonings when you taste and adjust the seasonings in step 6. Whisk in flour then broth and half-and-half. I’m addicted to 30 quick and easy meals, so this soup looks perfect to me! Perfect for these cold days. About Us, This post may contain affiliate links. fresh broccoli (I use a 12 oz bag of florets), (can substitute with about 1/2 tsp regular mustard). Add broccoli and carrots and stir to combine. onion, chopped 1/2 c. flour Salt to taste Pepper to taste 2 c. milk 2 (13 3/4 oz.) Can’t wait to try it! Thank you. Try my skinny broccoli cheese soup recipe instead! Your best bet would be to copy the ingredients into your favorite online nutritional calculator. This soup was easy and awesome. I’m sure it would have been amazing if the onion didn’t over power it. The texture was very similar to Panera, with small pieces of broccoli and carrots. Absolutely outstanding each time! I did double the spices and only blended half the soup since we like big chunks of broccoli in our soup. This recipe is easy, foolproof and delicious. . will follow your page for sure. Melt butter in large saucepan on medium heat. They’ll still cook 🙂. bunch broccoli, chopped or 1 (20 oz.) Press Saute and cook butter and onion until onions are soft. Great flavor I would like to try adding a little more seasoning next time! Use a 24-ounce bag of frozen broccoli florets or 6 cups of fresh broccoli florets. Would I just add more cheese? Actually, I might even want it a tad thicker next time. Turn off the heat, then stir in the cheese little by little until melted. bag frozen, chopped broccoli 1/2 c. butter 1 med. Made this soup this weekend for lunches this week…and i don’t think it’s going to last that long! Delicious! Not very time consuming, and a great school lunch. Add onion to the pot; cook and stir for 2-3 minutes. Add broccoli, carrots, salt, paprika, garlic powder, mustard powder, and black pepper to pot.  Pour in chicken broth. BROCCOLI-CHEDDAR SOUP : 1 lg. I had to increase the salt and pepper. It’s a keeper, I didn’t have to change a thing with the recipe.Â. Slowly whisk in broth, then stir in the half and half. This is easy enough to make (I used an Instant Pot) on a week night. I will def be making this again and will use this recipe again as the base recipe. I didn’t use an immersion blender as I thought it was think enough with the added veggies. Add 1/4 cup butter to dutch oven, still over MED heat. One of my favorites soups and this version looks soooo yummy! I used the instant pot method to cook. I will find a different recipe and hope that it’s good! Add 1 Tbsp butter to dutch oven and heat over MED heat. Turned out great and reheating the soup was easier. This easy homemade broccoli and cheese soup features the convenience of frozen broccoli, packaged croutons, and on-hand staples such as flour, milk, chicken broth and cheese. Cut your fresh broccoli florets into small pieces, and try to remove as much stem as possible. I’ve been tweaking this recipe for years you guys.  So. Would you recommend making 2 double batches or will it work if I quadruple the recipe? If you’re looking to bulk the meal up with a couple of side dishes or extras, here are some yummy ideas! I added a few Texas Toast croutons and they were a nice addition. This is my go to recipe for broccoli cheddar soup. … Add the green onions and cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in broccoli then cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes. I plan on making this tonight for dinner, I’m excited! This soup turned out soo delicious😋 next time I crave for some Panera soup , I’m just gonna cook this.Â.  Next time, I would increase the spices.Â. Instructions In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, saute onion and carrot in margarine or butter until onions begin to brown.  Delicious! Even my picky eaters loved it. If you like Panera’s broccoli cheddar soup, this blows the pants off it. I will definitely make it again. I love your site and have shared it with friends, one has already tried your 3 bean chili and wants to make more dishes. This soup was easy to make, takes little time and is delicious. I want to try my this, but my hubby doesn’t eat soup without meat in it. My son said it was horrible! This broccoli cheddar soup is made with ingredients you probably already have on hand! It turned out so good!! Select "Sauté" mode and adjust to more. It was so good! Transfer the frozen soup to your refrigerator when you’re ready to use it, then let it thaw completely. Curdling in a cream soup usually occurs when the milk or cream is added at too high of a heat. I added more broccoli, ground pepper and more chicken broth. THANK YOU. Pour the thawed soup into a large saucepan on your stove.  Also used 1/2 regular cheddar and 1/2 sharp..  Wonder if there is a way to lower the calories a bit?    Delicious! I did and of course you can use frozen for most all things. Is there a way I can make this into a dip instead using my slowcooker? I didn’t have mustard powder and the instructions said I could use regular mustard but I was sure if that legit meant mustard out of the fridge so I omitted it.  Will definitely make againÂ. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. If you have any leftovers, which doesn’t happen to us very often, they’ll keep in the refrigerator about 3 days. This soup takes just 15 minutes to prep and is made in just one-pot for super easy prep and cleanup! Will make this again. Hi! Add broth and broccoli. Instead,  I set a bowl of grated cheese on the table so each member could take as little or as much as they wanted for their portion. Honestly you don’t even have to puree the soup if you like it chunkier, but if you like it smoother, again, you have a few options.  My personal favorite method is to use an immersion blender, which you can use right in the pot!  Or you can transfer some of the soup to a traditional blender, just be careful, since the soup is hot. Hmm, I’ve not tested the recipe that way, so I can’t say for certain… but here’s what I would try. You can add more liquid if you like, but I find that the vegetables cook just fine in the slow cooker, even if they’re not fully covered. Cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes (you’ll likely need to lower your heat to keep at a simmer) or until broccoli is tender, stirring occasionally to prevent burning. Your email address will not be published. My daughter loves this recipe too. We love it. Also added a bit of cayenne. Very good recipe. I can’t believe I’m actually writing a review on broccoli cheese soup, as I abhor broccoli. Add grated cheddar cheese a handful at a time, stirring to melt the cheese into the soup after each handful. I got the same reading. Cook for 10-15 minutes. So glad you love it! We love food and together, we are on a mission to find all things YUMMY! I couldn’t venture to guess as to cups, as the size of florets would effect how many would fit in a cup. If you want to save room in your freezer, pour the cooled broccoli and cheese soup into freezer storage bags and lay them flat. I love your site. Im 13, and even this recipe was easy for me. I think I would increase the amount of spices next time (there will definitely be a next time). Bowls. Add onion, carrots, celery, garlic, salt, pepper, and nutmeg. I’m sorry you didn’t find this recipe very flavorful. I planned on only blending half the carrots and broccoli so I should have cooked them longer in the beginning to really soften them more. If changing the recipe serving quantity, the recipe plugin will change the ingredient values for you, but it does NOT change the written instructions, those are manually added and not subject to a slider/button. Will be trying this again! My husband and I loved it, I couldn’t wait to eat the leftovers for lunch the very next day. I haven’t tested it, but I don’t think it should alter the flavor too much 🙂. In the end, I liked the final texture and did not blend. Great food, easy to make and so very delicious 🙂. Recipe by MyRecipes … Easy Broccoli Cheese Soup is ready in less than 30 minutes! No need to go out to a well known bread company, this copycat broccoli cheddar soup is incredibly smooth, rich, and full of great broccoli cheese flavors! Should I cook chicken separate and add it in at the beginning or end? This soup is perfection! Whisk flour and chicken broth together until no lumps remain, then add to slow cooker and stir to combine all ingredients. Â. It wasn’t thick at all (but not watery either! The best broccoli cheddar soup I have ever made!! Let simmer. You will have to extrapolate that multiplication to any amounts listed in the instructions. I cooked mine in a pressure cooker. Required fields are marked *. As well as adding extra seasonings. Cover and cook on low for 4 hours or until the … This creamy velvety soup is much better than Panera’s broccoli cheddar soup and can be made in under … I didn’t have half & half so I used some leftover sour cream (~1/3 c) and 1% milk. Cover and cook on LOW for 6-8 hours, or HIGH for 3-4 hours. Not only that, it’s some of the best soup I’ve ever tasted, period. The best soup ever. Sprinkle in flour and whisk for 60 seconds. Want to lighten it up? The freshly chopped broccoli florets hold up better when cooked and have better flavor and texture in the soup. Love Panera broccoli cheddar soup and it came very close! Making soup for potluck get together tonight for 14 adults social distancing outside on cool night. Will not try again. It was good, and easy. It’s also delicious topped with croutons or even diced ham! Tried the crock pot way, one whole yellow onion was waaaayyyyy too much. I used a large block of Sharp cheddar cheese and shredded it myself. In the instructions, if I say “use 4 cups of cheese”, you will have to realize that since you doubled it, you use 8 cups, not 4. Who doesn't love free stuff? thank you for the e book.fantastic recipes in it.thank you so much. What is 12 Oz of broccoli in approx cups or heads of broccoli?Â. I too found it initially bland. Add the broccoli and carrot to the broth mixture and simmer until tender, about 15 to 20 minutes. Serve hot with additional black pepper and shredded cheese on top if desired. Stir in additional butter and allow to melt. Dairy (in this case half-and-half) tends to separate when frozen, so I don’t recommend storing this soup in the freezer. I used milk I didn’t have half and half , I didn’t have mustard of any kind so didn’t use that but added a bit of poultry seasoning and that always adds a bit of coziness to a soup! I”m sad that soup season is almost over! my daughter asks for it now, she adds rice to her portion. Soup!  Some form of this recipe has been on the blog since 2014, and this version takes the cake!  Deliciously creamy, thick and rich, with the perfect mixture of smoothness and texture and loaded with broccoli cheddar flavors.  You simply can’t go wrong! Will be sharing…and making again! my question is the liquid isn’t even above the vegetables. *Storage times may vary based on temperature and conditions. This hearty broccoli cheddar soup is loaded with mouthwatering flavors, yet uses everyday ingredients, and is ready in about 30 minutes! Also will it be okay to use the immersion blender with the potatoes in it? I think adding the potato when you add the broccoli and carrots would be good, although you might want to cut them pretty small to make sure they can get fork tender in the 10-15 minutes. I loved this recipe! I’m making this in the crockpot. Except for the broccoli, carrots and half and half, I had all the ingredients in my fridge and pantry. Used evaporated milk   A potato masher instead o blending. Plan on making in Dutch oven then transferring into large crockpot. Can I use heavy cream instead of half and half? Thinking of making it but I only have frozen broccoli florets and fat free half and half (I also have 1% milk) could I use these substitutions? It’s an easy soup to make and is ready in 1 hour. She’s been in the hospital for 11 weeks and I have been bringing her fruits and veggies along with snacks and the one thing I make really well, Macaroni salad. although change the spice ratio but my family loved it. You can try replacing the all-purpose flour with a cup for cup gluten free flour blend if you need to make this gluten free. My go to soup !! I’m definitely game to try this recipe out. Every bit as good if not better than Panera :0. Thank you for sharing. I added extra cheese and a sprinkle more of the spices to taste and it was sooo delicious! This looks delicious! Mom is a really big fan of soups. Really great eating this delicious recipe. Did not have half and half so used heavy whipping cream. Definitely a keeper and will be on my frequent meal rotation.Â. I havent been back to Panera since trying to recipe!! Cook, stirring often, until the carrots are tender, about 10-15 minutes.
. … When reheating, you may need to add a splash of water or chicken broth as it may thicken up. Set your stove to “medium” heat. Absolutely fantastic. I also accidentally added 1/2 tsp of garlic powder and salt but I’m glad I did, I think it would’ve been a bit too bland for my taste with only 1/4. This was fabulous I should of doubled it ! Yum! It’s per serving, however, it’s an automated estimate. I gave some to my mom because she had been craving Panera since the quarantine. Excellent! Garlic – adds that subtle nutty flavor. So good! Why do I eliminate the butter and don’t sauté the onions when using your crockpot directions. The only things I changed was using fresh garlic instead of powder and Velveeta for my cheese (just because I like it). Was craving broccoli soup but had more cauliflower in the fridge than broccoli. My grocery store has bags of fresh broccoli florets that come in 12 oz bags. Love it! Nothing beats a warm and comforting soup this time of the year! it’s everything you want in soup! The soup didn’t have any flavor,   I followed the recipe exactly. It looks amazing and now I can make it no matter how much time I have on my hands.Â. Thank you! We’re definitely soup fans here and honestly, I make it year round! This broccoli cheddar soup is made with ingredients you probably already have on hand! Omg!! Gradually pour milk into flour mixture while whisking constantly. No need many ingredients to cook healthy food. Made this in my dutch oven pot on the stove today. (*not tested). How convenient! Is that okay or should I add more broth?Â, It should be okay, just use a wooden spoon to sort of push the veggies into the liquid.  A huge hit with my family. Do you think adding some chicken would alter the flavor? As you incorporate the milk and broth into the cooked onion and flour mixture, keep the heat at medium and stir continuously with a whisk. As I’m not a nutritionist, I don’t provide full nutritional information for my recipes (wouldn’t want to potentially and unknowingly pass along incorrect information). I suggest adding extra cheese because it tastes more like broccoli and carrots than it does cheese. It was easy, quick and fun to make. *Note: Nutrition information is estimated and varies based on products used. We LOVE this soup at our house!! Discard the bay leaf and adjust seasoning if needed, but err on the cautious side with the salt because the cheese will add a bit. . Stir chicken stock into milk mixture. Not sure why one lady said there is no flavor I think she made it wrong. I’ve never been really great at cooking (I’m only 23) and wanted to start learning to cook better. This easy broccoli soup takes very little time to make, and it makes an excellent lunch soup to serve with half a sandwich or a salad. The cheddar isn’t a sharp cheddar, it’s a creamy mild tasting cheddar and if you ask me the soup isn’t in your face cheesy. I began by making a roux with the flour and butter, then adding the onions and sweating/sauteing. I was wondering what’s the best type of cheddar to use for this soup?? Looking for a lightened-up version? I know my kids will love this! Thanks for sharing, even my picky eaters loved it🥰, Whole family loved it! Made this last night and it was a hit! Use a mixture of broccoli and cauliflower in the soup if you'd like, or add some chopped fresh spinach to the broccoli. Can I use Heavy cream I don’t have milk or half and half? A pinch or so of more salt. I bought the wrong thing 🙁, Without testing it myself, I can’t say for certain, but I think it’ll be just fine, albeit a bit rich 🙂.  Made it the first time exactly as advised. I would use slightly less liquid, use more cheese, and mix a bit of cornstarch and half and half (around 3 Tbsp of half and half plus 2 Tbsp of cornstarch) in a bowl until the cornstarch is dissolved, then stir that into the “soup”. Really REALLY good – definitely a keeper recipe, and super easy in the instant pot! When to add them and how long to cook? Instructions Add the broccoli, onion, garlic, chicken, broth, cream, ground mustard, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes to a 6 quart slow cooker. Is it okay if i dont blend the soup or will that ruin it? Will it effect the taste or consistency? I won’t make any other broccoli soup.Â. I will be making this many more times !  The best part, is that it’s made in just 30 minutes on your stovetop! Get Creamy Broccoli Soup (Frozen Broccoli) Recipe from Food Network You can also find 1000s of Food Network's best recipes from top chefs, shows and experts. 🙂 I followed the recipe exactly and made it in the instant pot. I’m craving a big bowl of this to warm up. Many. THIS IS THE BEST SOUP EVER!!!! Our Broccoli Cheese Soup recipe has taken quite a few years to get right: taste, flavour and consistency. It won’t ruin it at all 🙂 We just like the smoother texture. This broccoli cheddar soup surpasses Bread Co. by leaps!! Can I use frozen broccoli instead of fresh? Feel free to use either fresh or frozen broccoli in this dish. Butter – used to cook the veggies to provide a deep, rich flavor. Thank you so much! Blend soup until desired texture is reached, using either immersion blender or by transferring soup to traditional blender. Absolutely Amazing! It was good and I will definitely make it again, just less onion next time. Thanks for sharing! Cook the broccoli as directed on the package; set aside. Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. The 600 calories listed are for one serving, however, they’re an approximation. Cook mixture about 1 minute, whisking often. Broccoli Cheddar Soup Tips How do you keep broccoli cheddar soup from curdling? It’s hearty enough to be a meal in itself. And watch videos demonstrating recipe prep and cooking techniques. I believe that gourmet meals should be something we can ALL enjoy. Bring to a simmer, stirring regularly, then stir in broccoli. That should thicken it up nicely 🙂. This Broccoli Cheddar Soup is creamy, cheesy, and made in one pot! Terrifically easy soup to make. Thanks! I followed the Instant Pot instructions and npr for 18 minutes, then a quick release. Making this now in the slow cooker and the broth isn’t fully covering the veggies? I love this soup and will definitely be making this again, very soon. Then I added the half and half and cheddar and, once the cheddar was melted, served. So creamy and so rich , I absolutely love this recipe !! I didn’t add the cheese at all – I was concerned about lumping and clumping when reheating later. It was cooked perfectly.  I was lazy and bought broccoli and carrots in a bag and microwaved them before adding to soup — Came together very quickly. Read our. I had been looking for a good recipe to make some at home, as opposed to buying the canned soups. I put the 2 cups of chicken broth with the flour…. Frozen broccoli will likely be too mushy and watery! Very easy to make and was delicious. Just need to know the amount of sugar per serving. This is an amazing soup!!! Would this change the flavor too much?  I did double the cheese😁. I LOVE PANERA BREAD SOUP AND THIS TASTES EVEN BETTER!!! Quick and easy to make, it’s creamy, salty and packed with bite sized pieces of broccoli creating a filling meal perfect for chilly evenings. I doubled up the spices (except for the salt) and grated my carrots, other than that I followed the recipe and it is DELISH! To reheat, just microwave or heat in a saucepan on the stove! And I love that this version of the recipe is so quick and easy! The lid traps all the heat and steam in. My 4th time since quarantine. Should I use whole breasts? Add additional butter and flour, then whisk.  Cook about 1 minute. My family loved it (and they’re not “creamy” soup eaters)! It’s delicious. I’ve never left a recipe review but this was a good one. I love brocolli cheddar soup, but looking to make it more robust for the hubby, I’ve never added chicken, but I think it would be delicious 🙂, Easy And Very Good Recipe ! A family favorite for sure! Get an ad-free ebook of my most popular recipes, plus be the FIRST to know about new things coming to the site! This recipe was great! [CDATA[ How to Make Broccoli Cheddar Soup – Step by Step Step 1: Sauté onions and carrots in olive oil over medium heat … After they’re baked in the oven, drizzle them with sour cream and top with chopped chives. I am planning to make this doubled tomorrow but I was wondering what would be the best way to add chicken to the crockpot recipe? If you try it, I’d love to know how it turns out! I added additional salt, pepper, and paprika after it cooked because it seemed too bland for me. Sure can!  You’ll want to wait to add the dairy until the end, to prevent any curdling though.  I’ll have the directions below the recipe below.  The Instant Pot directions will be there as well. Your recipe sounds delicious! I have now made this recipe twice; slow cooker method. Despite all my alterations the recipe was forgiving and it is very rich and tasty! Frozen potato tots are thawed and mixed with Cheddar, bacon and, you guessed it, frozen broccoli. Thank you very much! Thank you so much! window.__mirage2 = {petok:"14ce3418cc1bbb126331da241dda4f80fe308db0-1610328667-1800"}; Secure lid and move valve to the sealing position.  Set on Manual/Pressure cook on high for 8 minutes. Stir in the stock and … Maybe 1 large head of broccoli? My husband thought the broccoli was flavorless but I don’t think you want a super broccoli flavor going on. Both the flour and the cheese in this recipe act as thickeners, but if the soup isn’t thickened to your liking, first try simmering it uncovered for a bit. Used the immersion blender. * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. This is so perfect for today’s cold weather. Delicious and so easy to follow. (*not tested), You can also whip up a cornstarch slurry instead of using flour by mixing together 2 tablespoons of cornstarch and 2 tablespoons of water then adding that, very little bits at a time, until the soup has reached your desired thickness. So yummy. I’ve tried other similar recipes and this one is definitely the best! When melted, add flour and whisk together. Cover and continue cooking until cheese is melted. Wonderful and decadent! It was absolutely amazing. 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