cheddar broccoli soup recipe

One Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe and Video

This easy to make broccoli and cheese soup is filling, comforting and incredibly delicious.  
Course dinner, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword broccoli and cheddar soup, broccoli and cheese soup, broccoli cheddar soup, broccoli cheese soup, one pot soup
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 24 servings
Calories 209kcal
Author Ashlee Marie


  • 3/4 C butter
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 cloves garlic diced or pressed
  • 3/4 C all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 3 C chicken broth veggie broth works too
  • 2 C half n half
  • 3 C milk
  • 4-5 large potatoes grated
  • 2 large Carrots grated
  • 2 - 2 1/2 lbs Broccoli florets about 5-6 heads
  • 3-4 C grated Cheddar Cheese


  • Add the butter, chopped onions and garlic to a large pot and saute over medium heat
  • add the flour, salt and pepper and cook the flour until it becomes a tan roux
  • add the broth, half and half and milk - stir until smooth
  • add the grated potatoes, carrots and broccoli florets - bring to a boil over medium high heat
  • simmer until the broccoli is tender, stirring occasionally
  • turn heat to low and add the grated cheddar, 1 cup at a time, stir until melted
  • add more salt and pepper as preferred
  • serve in a bread bowl if you can find one and enjoy!



Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 471mg | Potassium: 392mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1440IU | Vitamin C: 10.1mg | Calcium: 183mg | Iron: 2.4mg