Broccoli & Cheese Soup Recipe

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


Submitted by jenandjoey

Makes 10 servings



You can reduce the fat by using half the butter in the roux...This soup also freezes well for single servings to take to work. Delicious and hearty!

Recipe Ingredients for Broccoli & Cheese Soup

1 tsp butter
1 cup onion, minced
1/4 cup melted butter
1/4 cup white flour
2 cups half and half
2 cups low sodium chicken broth
1/2 lb fresh broccoli, chopped finely
1 cup fresh carrots, julienne
1 cup ham, cubed
8 oz low fat cheddar, shredded
1 tsp ground black pepper

Recipe Directions for Broccoli & Cheese Soup

  1. Cook the onion and tsp butter until onion is caramelized or brown on the edges. add the butter and flour until incorporated. Then stir in the half and half to make the roux. Add the chicken stock and blend well with a whisk. Cook on low for 10 minutes.

  2. Then add the broccoli, carrots and ham and cook on low (covered) for 20-25 minutes. Return to med-high heat and stir in the shredded cheddar and pepper.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 187.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
122
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.5g
21%
Saturated Fat
8.0g
40%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
44mg
15%
Sodium
400mg
17%
Potassium
248mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
9.4g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1.4g
6%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
10.9g
Vitamin A 47% Vitamin C 38%
Calcium 17% Iron 4%
* 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
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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