Cheesy Broccoli Soup Recipe



This flavorful combination of broccoli and cheddar cheese is really a good one. It is super easy to make and is so bursting with flavor that you will keep coming to it again and again.

Yield: 4 servings

Total Time Taken: 60 minutes

Ingredients

1 large bunch broccoli, cut into florets

2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

2 tablespoons salt, divided

1 teaspoon ground black pepper, divided

1 medium white onion, peeled and diced

2 teaspoons minced garlic

½ teaspoon dried thyme

3 cups vegetable broth

1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese

1 cup almond milk, unsweetened

Directions

  1. Place baking rack on the middle shelf of the oven, set the temperature to 400 degrees F and let preheat.
  2. Arrange broccoli florets in a single line on a large baking sheet, drizzle with 1 tablespoon oil, 1 tablespoon salt, and ½ teaspoon black pepper and toss until mixed well.
  3. Place the baking sheet into the oven and bake for 20-30 minutes or until roasted and nicely golden brown.
  4. Place a large pot over medium heat, add remaining 1 tablespoon oil and let heat. Add onion and cook for 5-7 minutes or until sautéed, stir occasionally.
  5. Add garlic and thyme and cook for 1-2 minutes or until fragrant, stir occasionally.
  6. Pour in broth, add broccoli and bring the mixture to boil. Then reduce heat to low and simmer soup for 20 minutes, stir occasionally.
  7. After 20 minutes of cooking, stir in cheese, mustard, milk, remaining salt and black pepper and cook until cheese melts completely.
  8. Remove pot from the heat and blend using an immersion blender or food processor until smooth.
  9. Ladle soup into serving bowls and serve immediately.

Nutritional Information Per Serving: 223 Cal, 14.1 g total fat (3.2 g sat. fat), 14 mg chol., 389 mg sodium, 11.3 g carb., 3.2 g fiber, 16.8 g protein.

Cheesy Broccoli Soup

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