Cream of Broccoli Cheddar Soup.

Cream of Broccoli Cheddar Soup

You can have Cream of Broccoli Cheddar Soup using 11 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Cream of Broccoli Cheddar Soup

  1. You need 2 ounces of butter.
  2. Prepare 3 ounces of flour by weight- about 3/4 of a cup.
  3. Prepare 14 ounces of broccoli (stalk and all) — rough chopped- thinner the cut the quicker it cooks.
  4. It’s 3 cloves of garlic — finely chopped.
  5. Prepare 1/2 of each onion — small diced.
  6. It’s 1 quart of chicken stock.
  7. It’s 1/4 teaspoon of thyme.
  8. It’s 1 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
  9. Prepare 1/2 teaspoon of pepper.
  10. Prepare 1 cup of milk,.
  11. You need 1 1/4 cups of cheddar cheese — shredded.

Cream of Broccoli Cheddar Soup instructions

  1. In a 4 quart sauce pan melt the butter and add the flour, for 2 minutes cook stirring over a low to moderate heat this is a white roux.
  2. Incorporate the stock and milk to roux using a whisk for one minute..
  3. Add the seasoning, broccoli, onions and garlic and cook for 20-25 minutes until tender.
  4. Puree with hand blender, food processor or blender,start off slow so that you do not burn yourself.
  5. Return the soup to the stove and bring to a simmer and add cheese until melted turn off the burner and serve.
  6. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper as needed. If it seems thick add a little chicken stock or milk to thin out.
  7. My students think bacon and cheese go great with this as a garnish:).