Soups & Salads

Cream of Broccoli and Cheddar Soup

Prep Time: 10 min  |  Cook Time: 20 min  |  Servings: 6  |  Calories: 272
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Cream of Broccoli and Cheddar Soup
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
20 min
Servings
6
Calories
272

You can make everyone’s favorite cheesy soup at home in your very own kitchen with the help of some fresh ingredients like broccoli, milk and Sargento® Shredded Mild Cheddar Cheese - Fine Cut. Make this soup whenever you crave a bit of comfort food.

Ingredients
  • 1 lb. fresh broccoli (about 1 medium bunch)
  • 1 can (14-1/2 oz.) reduced sodium or regular chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Mild Cheddar Cheese - Fine Cut
Directions
  1. Chop broccoli florets; peel and thinly slice stems. Combine broccoli and broth in medium saucepan; heat to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 7 minutes or until tender.
  2. Transfer (in thirds) to food processor or blender. Process until fairly smooth.
  3. Melt butter in same saucepan; add flour. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until bubbly. Whisk in milk and pepper; heat to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium; add broccoli purée.
  4. Stir in cheese; heat just until cheese melts (do not boil), stirring constantly. Ladle into soup bowls.

Serving Size 6

Calories 272

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 18.40g 28%
Sat. Fat 11.40g 53%
Mono Unsat. Fat 5.10g
Poly Unsat. Fat 0.70g
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 543mg 22%
Amount/Serving%DV*
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 0g
Protein 16g
Amount/Serving%DV*
Vitamin A 125RE
Vitamin C 68mg 113%
Calcium 404mg 40%
Iron 1mg 6%