Broccoli Cheddar Soup


If you have a hard time getting children to eat broccoli, this broccoli Cheddar soup recipe is for you.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 3 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth

  • 3 (10 ounce) packages frozen chopped broccoli

  • 6 tablespoons margarine

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups milk

  • 1 ½ pounds processed cheese food (eg. Velveeta), cubed

  • 1 pinch ground white pepper


  1. Bring broth to a simmer in a large pot over medium heat. Cook broccoli in simmering broth for 15 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, in a separate skillet over medium heat, melt margarine. Add onion and sauté for 5 minutes, or to desired tenderness. Stir flour into onion until pasty. Gradually add milk and stir until thick.

  3. Add onion mixture to broccoli mixture in the pot and stir well. Stir in cheese until melted; do not boil. Season with white pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

475 Calories
24g Fat
34g Carbs
30g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 475
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 54mg 18%
Sodium 2001mg 87%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 30g
Vitamin C 62mg 312%
Calcium 791mg 61%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 557mg 12%

* 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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