Savory Broccoli Cheddar Soup
A savory broccoli herb cream soup with carrots and onions, simmered until tender, then finished with the addition of sharp cheddar cheese. It will be ready when you are!
Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish, Soup
diced yellow onion
or 2 cups hot water plus the chicken bouillon cube equivalent
half and half
herbs de provence
chopped broccoli flowerets
sharp cheddar cheese
salt to taste
In a large saute or fry pan, melt the butter over medium heat.
Add onions and cook until tender while stirring.
Add the flour, and whisk until smooth.
Then gradually add the chicken stock, whisking constantly until smooth.
Continuing to whisk, add the half and half until fully incorporated.
Add the herbs and stir well. Remove from heat.
Place the broccoli and carrot into the bottom of a crock pot.
Carefully pour the hot cream mixture over the vegetables.
Cover and cook for 4-5 hours on low.
When vegetables are tender, add the cheese and stir until blended.
Set on warm until ready to serve.
This recipe can easily be doubled for larger or more servings.
broccoli cheddar soup, creamy chicken soup, Stews