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Easy Broccoli Cheese Soup

This delicious soup comes together easily with ingredients you probably already have on hand.
Course Soup
Keyword Easy Broccoli Cheese Soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Author Ruth Soukup

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 small shallots
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 4 cups milk
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 32 oz package frozen broccoli florets
  • 16 oz sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Steam broccoli until soft then let cool and mash with potato masher.
  2. Saute shallots in 2 tablespoons butter until soft, then set aside.
  3. Melt 1/2 cup of butter then add in 1/2 cup and 2 tablespoons flour. Mix well until combined and lightly brown.
  4. Slowly add milk and continue to stir, then add shredded cheese a 1/2 cup at a time.
  5. Add stock to large pot with broccoli, then add milk and cheese mixture. Continue to stir. Allow soup to come to a boil. Soup will continue to thicken as it cooks.
  6. Serve in bread bowls with some extra shredded cheese on top.

Recipe Notes

Number of servings (yield): 16