Broccoli & Cheese Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Broccoli & Cheese Soup recipe? Learn how to make Broccoli & Cheese Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by bekens

Makes 6 servings



Healthy Broccoli & Cheese Soup, 1 C Servings

Recipe Ingredients for Broccoli & Cheese Soup

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 large carrot, diced
2 stalks celery, diced
1 large potato, peeled and diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
28 ounce reduced-sodium chicken broth
8 ounces broccoli , cut into 1-inch pieces, stems and florets separated
1 cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
1/8 teaspoon salt

Recipe Directions for Broccoli & Cheese Soup

  1. Heat oil in a Dutch oven or large saucepan over medium-high heat.

  2. Add onion, carrot and celery; cook, stirring often, until the onion and celery soften, 5 to 6 minutes.

  3. Add potato and garlic; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.

  4. Stir in flour, dry mustard and cayenne; cook, stirring often, for 2 minutes.

  5. Add broth and broccoli stems; bring to a boil.

  6. Cover and reduce heat to medium. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.

  7. Stir in florets; simmer, covered, until the broccoli is tender, about 10 minutes more. Transfer 2 cups of the chowder to a bowl and mash; return to the pan.

  8. Stir in Cheddar and sour cream;

  9. cook over medium heat, stirring, until the cheese is melted and the chowder is heated through, about 2 minutes.

  10. Season with salt.

  11. Make Ahead Tip: Prepare through Step 2. Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days or freeze for up to 2 months.

Categories

Cheese, Vegetables, Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 317.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
242
Calories from Fat
122
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.6g
21%
Saturated Fat
7.0g
35%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
28mg
9%
Sodium
628mg
26%
Potassium
636mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
19.9g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3.3g
13%
Sugars
3.4g
Protein
11.0g
Vitamin A 52% Vitamin C 82%
Calcium 20% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • High in sodium
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