Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe

Broccoli Cheese Soup is perfect for a winter wedding menu. Learn how to make/prepare Broccoli Cheese Soup by following this easy recipe.
Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 4
Calories Per Serving 165
  • 1¼ pounds Broccoli (washed and trimmed)
  • 2 cups Onions
  • 5 tbsp Butter or Margarine
  • 7 cups Chicken Broth
  • 1 tsp Oregano (crumbled and dried)
  • ¼ cup Flour
  • 2 tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1/8 tsp Pepper
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 2 cups Cheddar Cheese (shredded)
How to make Broccoli Cheese Soup:
  • Cut and divide the florets of broccoli into small sections and simmer in slightly salted water 2 minutes.
  • Drain the broccoli and immerse in cold water. Keep it aside.
  • Cut the broccoli stalks into small pieces and put it in a large saucepan.
  • Add sliced onions and 3 tablespoons of butter or margarine and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • Add the oregano and three cups of chicken broth to the saucepan and let simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Take the mixture off the heat and let cool for 10 minutes
  • Process the mixture in a blender in batches until it is smooth.
  • Melt 2 tablespoons of butter or margarine in the saucepan, add the flour and cook it while stirring it continually. Cook until it is smooth and bubbly.
  • Stir in the mustard and pepper and gradually add in the blended mixture as well as 4 cups of chicken broth.
  • Stir gently as this simmers over a medium flame, until it begins to bubble.
  • Add the cheese and milk and stir until the cheese is completely melted.