So good! Terrifically easy soup to make. Cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes (you’ll likely need to lower your heat to keep at a simmer) or until broccoli is tender, stirring occasionally to prevent burning. Love Panera broccoli cheddar soup and it came very close! You will have to extrapolate that multiplication to any amounts listed in the instructions. * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. I’ve tried other similar recipes and this one is definitely the best! Thank you!! Select "Sauté" mode and adjust to more. Will be trying this again! Read our. About Us, This post may contain affiliate links. Cook, stirring often, until the carrots are tender, about 10-15 minutes.
. I followed the size portions for the broccoli and carrots.  Also used 1/2 regular cheddar and 1/2 sharp..  Wonder if there is a way to lower the calories a bit? You could even try stirring in a slurry made with equal parts flour and water. The only things I changed was using fresh garlic instead of powder and Velveeta for my cheese (just because I like it). Want it richer? 8 ounces chopped fresh broccoli florets (about 4 cups) (or substitute with 4 cups of thawed, drained frozen broccoli florets) 1 large carrot, peeled and coarsely grated Pinch of sweet paprika 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard I love brocolli cheddar soup, but looking to make it more robust for the hubby, I’ve never added chicken, but I think it would be delicious 🙂, Easy And Very Good Recipe ! This easy broccoli soup takes very little time to make, and it makes an excellent lunch soup to serve with half a sandwich or a salad. Add broccoli, carrots, salt, paprika, garlic powder, mustard powder, and black pepper to pot.  Pour in chicken broth. This is an amazing soup!!! With all of that cheesy yummy soup, this will get kids eating their veggies. Copyright © Show Me the Yummy © 2014–2021, Mobile devices will not sleep while timer is running, Alarm Sound Disabled - Click to Re-Enable. . Excellent! I used milk I didn’t have half and half , I didn’t have mustard of any kind so didn’t use that but added a bit of poultry seasoning and that always adds a bit of coziness to a soup! Turns out delicious every time!! I will def be making this again and will use this recipe again as the base recipe. I like to use a good sharp cheddar, but you can use whatever you have on hand. Tips for making Broccoli Cheddar Soup. I plan on trying it with different side options. This is my go to recipe for broccoli cheddar soup. 🙂 I followed the recipe exactly and made it in the instant pot. Made this in my dutch oven pot on the stove today. If changing the recipe serving quantity, the recipe plugin will change the ingredient values for you, but it does NOT change the written instructions, those are manually added and not subject to a slider/button. I used the instant pot method to cook. Nothing beats a warm and comforting soup this time of the year! This creamy velvety soup is much better than Panera’s broccoli cheddar soup and can be made in under … I am planning to make this doubled tomorrow but I was wondering what would be the best way to add chicken to the crockpot recipe? although change the spice ratio but my family loved it. I bought the wrong thing 🙁, Without testing it myself, I can’t say for certain, but I think it’ll be just fine, albeit a bit rich 🙂. Thank you! I will find a different recipe and hope that it’s good! At the same time I added carrots, garlic clove, salt, spices and mustard to the blender, along with about 3/4ths of the broccoli, and gave it about 30 seconds on the slowest setting – just enough to chop everything else. Only  15 minutes of prep required to make this veggie packed soup. Delicious! Add chopped onion and saute until onions are soft and translucent, about 2-3 minutes. Bowls. I’m addicted to 30 quick and easy meals, so this soup looks perfect to me! //]]>, Recipes Soups & Stews Broccoli Cheddar Soup. I put the spices in with the flour to bring out the flavor some more, and added a dash of cayenne. Filed Under: Lunch, Main Dishes, Recipes, Soups & Stews, Vegetarian, Sign up to get recipes delivered to your inbox and our Free All-Stars e-cookbook, Email (optional) Include to be notified of replies, We're Trevor and Jennifer, we live in Raleigh, North Carolina with our 70lb lap dog, Teddy. So yummy. I want to try my this, but my hubby doesn’t eat soup without meat in it. If you like Panera’s broccoli cheddar soup, this blows the pants off it. Required fields are marked *. Except for the broccoli, carrots and half and half, I had all the ingredients in my fridge and pantry. This Broccoli Cheddar Soup is creamy, cheesy, and made in one pot! Melt butter in large saucepan on medium heat. I’m definitely game to try this recipe out. It’s a keeper, I didn’t have to change a thing with the recipe.Â. THIS IS THE BEST SOUP EVER!!!! Frozen broccoli usually cooks a little quicker since it is pre-blanched. Stir chicken stock into milk mixture.  I wasted a lot of time and money on this recipe. The texture was very similar to Panera, with small pieces of broccoli and carrots. Absolutely Amazing! Let broth/half and half mixture cook for a minute or two, whisking often, making sure no flour lumps remain. Turned out great and reheating the soup was easier. I cooked mine in a pressure cooker. I used almost a cup of extra chicken broth to thin it out to how I like my soup. I’m making this in the crockpot. I’m sorry you didn’t find this recipe very flavorful. I added additional salt, pepper, and paprika after it cooked because it seemed too bland for me. This is one of my favorite copycats! I kept the soup vegetarian by using low-sodium vegetable stock rather than chicken stock, and made it healthier by using fat-free half-and-half. cans chicken broth 1 1/2 c. grated Cheddar cheese. Of.    Delicious! Should I cook chicken separate and add it in at the beginning or end? If I wanted to add potato would I do that the same time as the broccoli and carrots? Stir in broccoli then cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes. What is 12 Oz of broccoli in approx cups or heads of broccoli?Â. it’s everything you want in soup! I grew up eating broccoli noodle soup and would love to try your recipe but add the noodles. I know my kids will love this! It’s also delicious topped with croutons or even diced ham! As well as adding extra seasonings. Wonderful and decadent! Simmer until broccoli is tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Mom is a really big fan of soups. My grocery store has bags of fresh broccoli florets that come in 12 oz bags. I couldn’t venture to guess as to cups, as the size of florets would effect how many would fit in a cup. Love how you gave all the options on making this! I doubled up the spices (except for the salt) and grated my carrots, other than that I followed the recipe and it is DELISH!  A huge hit with my family. Made this last night and it was a hit! Is it okay if i dont blend the soup or will that ruin it? THANK YOU. Use a 24-ounce bag of frozen broccoli florets or 6 cups of fresh broccoli florets. Continue with remaining chicken broth and half and half, pouring slowly and whisking as your pour. I did and of course you can use frozen for most all things. Honestly you don’t even have to puree the soup if you like it chunkier, but if you like it smoother, again, you have a few options.  My personal favorite method is to use an immersion blender, which you can use right in the pot!  Or you can transfer some of the soup to a traditional blender, just be careful, since the soup is hot. window.__mirage2 = {petok:"14ce3418cc1bbb126331da241dda4f80fe308db0-1610328667-1800"}; Your photography skills have really improved! Dairy (in this case half-and-half) tends to separate when frozen, so I don’t recommend storing this soup in the freezer. Thanks for posting this recipe! Or chopped? In the end, I liked the final texture and did not blend. Can’t wait to try your copycat! I will be trying more of your soup recipes and hopefully venture into some meat dishes and ones a little more complex. Without testing and retesting it myself, I can’t say for certain if that would work exactly the same. Add the minced garlic, paprika, mustard, and cayenne pepper to the … Stirring the cheese in slowly creates a smooth, velvety texture! Can I use frozen broccoli instead of fresh? Transfer the frozen soup to your refrigerator when you’re ready to use it, then let it thaw completely. Thank you!!! Want to lighten it up? Very easy to make and was delicious. I began by making a roux with the flour and butter, then adding the onions and sweating/sauteing. This is so perfect for today’s cold weather. This soup was easy to make, takes little time and is delicious. Omg!! If you have any leftovers, which doesn’t happen to us very often, they’ll keep in the refrigerator about 3 days. Â, Because the onions have plenty of time to soften during the longer crockpot cooking time 🙂. Set your stove to “medium” heat. Your recipe sounds delicious! Perfect for these cold days. *Note: Nutrition information is estimated and varies based on products used. But this recipe got a thumbs up from all 6 in my family, even those of us that dislike broccoli!! The 600 calories listed are for one serving, however, they’re an approximation. Sprinkle in flour and whisk for 60 seconds. Very good recipe. Delicious and so easy to follow. Absolutely fantastic. Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. We LOVE this soup at our house!! Stir in additional butter and allow to melt. This broccoli cheddar soup is made with ingredients you probably already have on hand! Thanks for sharing! Sprinkle the flour over and stir well. Thanks! Bring to a simmer, stirring regularly, then stir in broccoli. I planned on only blending half the carrots and broccoli so I should have cooked them longer in the beginning to really soften them more. If you want to save room in your freezer, pour the cooled broccoli and cheese soup into freezer storage bags and lay them flat. Feel free to use either fresh or frozen broccoli in this dish. I won’t make any other broccoli soup.Â. This was fabulous I should of doubled it ! Cover and cook on low for 4 hours or until the … thank you for the e book.fantastic recipes in it.thank you so much. Cover and cook on LOW for 6-8 hours, or HIGH for 3-4 hours.  Will definitely make againÂ. I don’t recommend using frozen broccoli. You can use whole boneless skinless chicken breasts and add it in at the beginning with everything else 🙂. Made this last night with small variations. Â. I’m sorry you found this soup to be lacking in flavor… I’m surprised, as so many other readers have loved this recipe as much as we do! Looking for nutrition information. It wasn’t thick at all (but not watery either! Add onion to the pot; cook and stir for 2-3 minutes. Discard the bay leaf and adjust seasoning if needed, but err on the cautious side with the salt because the cheese will add a bit. Garlic – adds that subtle nutty flavor. I didn’t add the cheese at all – I was concerned about lumping and clumping when reheating later. Cook broccoli… Use a mixture of broccoli and cauliflower in the soup if you'd like, or add some chopped fresh spinach to the broccoli. I didn’t blend the entire soup, only about 1/3. Or should I double it? Thank you so much! It looks amazing and now I can make it no matter how much time I have on my hands.Â. Not sure why one lady said there is no flavor I think she made it wrong. This might not be an exact replica of Panera’s Broccoli Cheddar Soup…  Do you happen to know how I could incorporate noodles into the instant pot version? I'm Amanda... a wife, mother of two rambunctious kiddos, photography nerd, and bacon lover! I made this soup and brought it to her today, she LOVED it! Next time I’ll grate the carrot instead of chopping into small pieces. [CDATA[ I love that you put veggies in this. The soup is definitely salty and pretty flavorful. It should last 3-4 days. I cooked It in the slow cooker for a total of 4 hours, used frozen broccoli, 1 1/2 cups of cheddar cheese and 1/2 mozzarella (because I didn’t have enough cheddar) and blended the soup. And I love that this version of the recipe is so quick and easy! Why do I eliminate the butter and don’t sauté the onions when using your crockpot directions. This hearty broccoli cheddar soup is loaded with mouthwatering flavors, yet uses everyday ingredients, and is ready in about 30 minutes! You can make your own version of half and half by combining 1 1/3 cup heavy cream and 2/3 cup 2% milk. Thank you. Thank you! I”m sad that soup season is almost over! onion, chopped 1/2 c. flour Salt to taste Pepper to taste 2 c. milk 2 (13 3/4 oz.) Slowly pour in about a cup of chicken broth, whisking as you pour. I will definitely make it again. Despite all my alterations the recipe was forgiving and it is very rich and tasty! Once it thaws, the texture won’t be the same. It’s more like a cream soup with a hint of cheddar. Can I use Heavy cream I don’t have milk or half and half? Add onion; cook and stir 5 minutes or until onion is … Add paprika, garlic powder, dry mustard, salt and pepper, stir. Do you think adding some chicken would alter the flavor? They’ll still cook 🙂. That should thicken it up nicely 🙂. I think adding the potato when you add the broccoli and carrots would be good, although you might want to cut them pretty small to make sure they can get fork tender in the 10-15 minutes. Thank you for sharing. If you’re looking for a lower-fat version of this recipe, check out my recipe for Skinny Broccoli Cheddar Soup ! 
. This is easy enough to make (I used an Instant Pot) on a week night. Frozen broccoli will likely be too mushy and watery! This soup turned out soo delicious😋 next time I crave for some Panera soup , I’m just gonna cook this.Â. Did not have half and half so used heavy whipping cream.  Next time, I would increase the spices.Â. So glad you love it! Is that okay or should I add more broth?Â, It should be okay, just use a wooden spoon to sort of push the veggies into the liquid. Reduce heat to LOW/MED LOW and simmer about 10-15 minutes or until thickened and broccoli/carrots are fork tender. Yes, but just like with the slow cooker, you’ll want to make this soup without adding the dairy, since dairy doesn’t generally freeze well.  Just wait and add the dairy when you’re reheating the soup. I did double the spices and only blended half the soup since we like big chunks of broccoli in our soup. Thanks for sharing, even my picky eaters loved it🥰, Whole family loved it! I will increase the other spices, as well. Just stumbled upon this recipe and made it tonight, it was good and super easy! Would this change the flavor too much? Looking for a lightened-up version? Now that you're here, stay a bit, browse a few recipes, and let's get cookin'! my daughter asks for it now, she adds rice to her portion. Thanks! When melted, add flour and whisk together. fresh broccoli (I use a 12 oz bag of florets), (can substitute with about 1/2 tsp regular mustard). I had to increase the salt and pepper. This broccoli cheddar soup is made with ingredients you probably already have on hand! Actually, I might even want it a tad thicker next time. I suggest adding extra cheese because it tastes more like broccoli and carrots than it does cheese. Every bit as good if not better than Panera :0. Hi! Very good taste! We love it. I added to the roux/onion, added the rest of the broccoli as small florets and brought to a simmer for about 15 minutes to fully cook the broccoli. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. I made this last night. Making this now in the slow cooker and the broth isn’t fully covering the veggies? Would I just add more cheese? This broccoli cheddar soup is sort of a copycat recipe from Panera Bread, but I honestly haven’t had that soup from there in years, so I can’t say for absolute certain if the flavors are spot on or not. The cheddar isn’t a sharp cheddar, it’s a creamy mild tasting cheddar and if you ask me the soup isn’t in your face cheesy. (*not tested), You can also whip up a cornstarch slurry instead of using flour by mixing together 2 tablespoons of cornstarch and 2 tablespoons of water then adding that, very little bits at a time, until the soup has reached your desired thickness. The best soup ever. Add onion, carrots, celery, garlic, salt, pepper, and nutmeg. As always, you can taste and season per your tastes, as everyone has different tastebuds 🙂. I’ve found this soup thickens up very well with the roux created by the butter and flour, but if you’re wanting to thicken it up even more, you have a few options. Try 2% milk. Instead,  I set a bowl of grated cheese on the table so each member could take as little or as much as they wanted for their portion. bunch broccoli, chopped or 1 (20 oz.) How to Make Broccoli Cheddar Soup – Step by Step Step 1: Sauté onions and carrots in olive oil over medium heat … Thinking of making it but I only have frozen broccoli florets and fat free half and half (I also have 1% milk) could I use these substitutions? Easy Broccoli Cheese Soup is ready in less than 30 minutes! … Recipe by MyRecipes … If it’s still not thick enough, try adding a bit more cheese. No need many ingredients to cook healthy food. It was good and I will definitely make it again, just less onion next time. My husband and I loved it, I couldn’t wait to eat the leftovers for lunch the very next day. Without testing it myself, I can’t say for certain, but I would probably cook the noodles separately, since the soup cooks for 8 minutes, which would be too long for most noodles. This is in our future! Yellow Onion, Carrot, and Celery – the classic veggie blend to add flavor, texture, and nutrients! Will be sharing…and making again! Thank you so much! Instructions In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, saute onion and carrot in margarine or butter until onions begin to brown. It looks and sounds incredible! Went great with the discount sourdough bread I bought last week. bag frozen, chopped broccoli 1/2 c. butter 1 med. Creamy comfort in a bowl with tender broccoli, Cheddar cheese, and SO MUCH FLAVOUR! Is the 600 calorie count for the entire pot of soup or per serving? Definitely would recommend this recipe ❤️. will follow your page for sure. Then I added the half and half and cheddar and, once the cheddar was melted, served. Rich and cheesy, this Copycat Panera Broccoli Cheddar Soup recipe is a great addition to your weekly meal rotation. Whisk in flour then broth and half-and-half. Will adding the half and half help? Stir in the stock and … It was good, and easy. Butter – used to cook the veggies to provide a deep, rich flavor. I do it in my instant pot and its a household favorite. It was easy, quick and fun to make. Was craving broccoli soup but had more cauliflower in the fridge than broccoli. Will make this again. I didn’t have mustard powder and the instructions said I could use regular mustard but I was sure if that legit meant mustard out of the fridge so I omitted it. This soup is perfection! I didn’t have half & half so I used some leftover sour cream (~1/3 c) and 1% milk. I too found it initially bland. Love it! I love your site. Has anyone tried using vegetable broth instead of chicken broth? Definitely a keeper and will be on my frequent meal rotation.Â.  I was lazy and bought broccoli and carrots in a bag and microwaved them before adding to soup — Came together very quickly. I havent been back to Panera since trying to recipe!! Instructions Add the broccoli, onion, garlic, chicken, broth, cream, ground mustard, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes to a 6 quart slow cooker. I will be making this many more times ! Started with using Dutch oven. I believe that gourmet meals should be something we can ALL enjoy. She loves them most when they are thick and rich. Add grated cheddar cheese a handful at a time, stirring to melt the cheese into the soup after each handful. I used a large block of Sharp cheddar cheese and shredded it myself. I added more broccoli, ground pepper and more chicken broth. You can try replacing the all-purpose flour with a cup for cup gluten free flour blend if you need to make this gluten free. I used frozen chopped broccoli and shredded carrots chopped finely and didn’t need to use an immersion blender. Whisk flour and chicken broth together until no lumps remain, then add to slow cooker and stir to combine all ingredients. Â. Even my picky eaters loved it. I gave some to my mom because she had been craving Panera since the quarantine. A pinch or so of more salt. Our Broccoli Cheese Soup recipe has taken quite a few years to get right: taste, flavour and consistency. I also accidentally added 1/2 tsp of garlic powder and salt but I’m glad I did, I think it would’ve been a bit too bland for my taste with only 1/4. Also will it be okay to use the immersion blender with the potatoes in it? One of my favorites soups and this version looks soooo yummy! I would definitely make again! Broccoli Cheddar Soup Tips How do you keep broccoli cheddar soup from curdling? The immersion blender should still be okay, but make sure you check the potatoes to be sure they’re tender first 🙂. How convenient! And watch videos demonstrating recipe prep and cooking techniques. Melt 4 tablespoons of butter in a large stockpot over medium-high heat. I’m assuming you meant it was thin, since it’s a soup, it’s bound to be soupy 🙂 I’m not sure how your soup didn’t thicken up some, since the flour in the recipe is for that purpose. Thank you very much! Tried the crock pot way, one whole yellow onion was waaaayyyyy too much. this soup is soooo good! Can’t wait to try it! Would you recommend making 2 double batches or will it work if I quadruple the recipe?  This one is a definite keeper! Many. Quick and easy to make, it’s creamy, salty and packed with bite sized pieces of broccoli creating a filling meal perfect for chilly evenings. Press Saute and cook butter and onion until onions are soft. When reheating, you may need to add a splash of water or chicken broth as it may thicken up. To reheat, just microwave or heat in a saucepan on the stove! If you’re looking to bulk the meal up with a couple of side dishes or extras, here are some yummy ideas! Absolutely outstanding each time! Turn off the heat, then stir in the cheese little by little until melted. The best broccoli cheddar soup I have ever made!! Let simmer. My daughter loves this recipe too. Blend soup until desired texture is reached, using either immersion blender or by transferring soup to traditional blender.   This is my second time making it. As you incorporate the milk and broth into the cooked onion and flour mixture, keep the heat at medium and stir continuously with a whisk. Omit butter from the recipe, add onions, broccoli, carrots, salt, paprika, garlic powder, mustard powder, and black pepper to the slow cooker. Great flavor I would like to try adding a little more seasoning next time! If soup gets too thick for your liking, add a splash of chicken broth or half and half to loosen it up. Not only that, it’s some of the best soup I’ve ever tasted, period. 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