This Broccoli Soup made indulgent with ooey gooey Cheddar Cheese is simple to make in less than 30 minutes and is lightened up with no cream or milk. It’s a perfect Winter comfort food favorite!
Keyword: broccoli, Vegetable
1tablespoon butteror olive oil
2 cupschicken broth
3 large broccoli floretscut into large chunks
salt and pepper to taste
In a large dutch oven, heat the butter over medium-high heat until melted. Add in the diced onions and carrots and saute, stirring occasionally, until the onions are translucent. Stir in the garlic and saute for an additional minute or two, until fragrant.
Add the chicken stock and broccoli to the dutch oven. Bring to a boil, then lower to simmer for 20 minutes.
Take the soup off the heat and then carefully blend with the immersion blender until smooth *
Place back on the heat, add in the cheese and stir until melted.
*If you do not own an immersion blender, simply pulse the soup in a traditional countertop blender