Broccoli Cheese Soup


This broccoli cheese soup is very flavorful. It's great for serving at luncheons or special gatherings with a quiche. To make it a little fancier, add 1 cup sliced mushrooms and 1 cup white wine with the onions.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • ½ cup butter

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 (16 ounce) package frozen chopped broccoli

  • 4 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth

  • 1 (1 pound) loaf processed cheese food, cubed

  • 2 cups milk

  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder

  • cup cornstarch

  • 1 cup water


  1. Melt butter in a stockpot over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened. Stir in broccoli. Add broth and simmer until broccoli is tender, 10 to 15 minutes.

  2. Reduce heat; add cheese cubes and stir until melted. Stir in milk and garlic powder.

  3. Stir cornstarch and water together in a small bowl until smooth. Stir into soup; cook, stirring frequently, until thick.


Nutrition Facts (per serving)

265 Calories
18g Fat
15g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 265
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 57mg 19%
Sodium 1136mg 49%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 17mg 86%
Calcium 275mg 21%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 193mg 4%

* 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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