Cheese and Broccoli Chicken Soup


Talk about comfort food!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
10 servings


  • ½ cup butter

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 11 cups water

  • 3 cubes chicken bouillon

  • 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into bite-size pieces

  • 2 heads fresh broccoli, cut into florets

  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 cup light cream

  • 3 cups shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. In a 5-quart pot, melt butter over medium heat. Mix in flour, stirring constantly until a thick paste forms. Remove from pot, and set aside.

  2. In same pot, combine water, bouillon cubes, chicken, broccoli, salt and pepper. Bring to boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium low, and simmer for 45 minutes.

  3. Stir in the flour mixture a little bit at a time until soup thickens. Simmer 5 minutes. Reduce heat, and stir in cream. Mix in cheese 1 cup at a time, and stir until melted.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

434 Calories
27g Fat
15g Carbs
33g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 434
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 34%
Saturated Fat 16g 81%
Cholesterol 129mg 43%
Sodium 1059mg 46%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 33g
Vitamin C 55mg 275%
Calcium 314mg 24%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 508mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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