Country Style Broccoli Cheese Soup

Country Style Broccoli Cheese Soup - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and Snacks
Rated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews

Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Nutrition Facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat

Ingredients

2 medium heads of broccoli (1 1/4 pounds broccoli or 4 cups broccoli florets and stems), chop into 1 inch cubed

1 small onion, chop into 1 inch cubed

1 small russet potato, chop into 1 inch cubed

2 bullion cubes

1/4 ts thyme

8 ounces (about 2 1/2 cups) coarsely grated sharp cheddar cheese, plus a pinch extra for garnish

Freshly ground pepper

Directions

Over medium heat, add thyme to pot. Toast for 30 seconds.

Add broccoli, onions, and potatoes. Fill pot with water to cover vegetables. Cook for 1 hour over medium heat.

Using blender, add broccoli, onions, and potato mix. Fill blender half way with cooking liquid. Add one bullion cube. Puree for 30 seconds and add to clean pot. Repeat until done. Retain cooking liquid.

Reduce the heat to medium-low and cook, uncovered, stirring occasionally, about 20 minutes (max up to 1 hour)

Adjust thickness with retained cooking liquid if needed.

Five minutes before serving, add cheese - a hand full at a time and whisk until melted, about 1 minute.

Adjust seasoning if needed.

Serve in bowls, garnished with a pinch of cheese.

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Latest Reviews

"This is my go to spaghetti recipe. My family loves it and my super picky daughter requests it all the time. The only change I make is to do 1lb mild Italian sausage and 1lb ground beef. We like a little less of the fennel flavor. Definitely a great recipe, thanks for sharing!" - crashsmom

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"Easy to make but unfortunately we didn't like the flavors in this recipe. I won't be making again." - lomle

"I made this sauce and loved the taste. The only thing I didn't like was how thick it was 'like a paste thick'. Next time I will add a little water to loosen it up some." - rdarej3

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