Rating: 4.52 stars
63 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 45
  • 4 star values: 11
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2

Pinch yourself. You're not dreaming. This thick, creamy broccoli Cheddar soup that's ready in less than 30 minutes is the real deal.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Melt butter in large saucepan on medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Add flour; cook 1 minute or until bubbly, stirring constantly.

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  • Stir in milk. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 1 minute.

  • Add remaining ingredients. Cook until VELVEETA is melted and soup is heated through, stirring occasionally.

Healthy Living:

Save 50 calories, 6 grams of fat and 4 grams of saturated fat per serving by preparing with 2% Milk VELVEETA.

Substitute:

Substitute frozen chopped spinach; frozen cauliflower, chopped; or frozen asparagus spears, chopped, for broccoli.

Use Your Microwave:

Place onion and butter in 2-quart microwaveable casserole or bowl. Microwave on HIGH 30 seconds to 1 minute or until onion is tender. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Microwave 6 to 8 minutes or until VELVEETA is melted and soup is heated through, stirring after 4 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

279 calories; protein 14.2g; carbohydrates 15.2g; fat 18.3g; cholesterol 63.1mg; sodium 920.1mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (71)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
10/01/2013
Its yummy...I made a few changes though I added chicken broth and potatoes and i used fresh broccoli that I boiled first....turned out delicious... Read More
(21)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
01/24/2016
I thought it was okay. I felt like it was missing a little something l but couldnt figure out what it was. however I did appreciate how easy it was to make. Read More
(3)
63 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 45
  • 4 star values: 11
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 5 stars
10/01/2013
Its yummy...I made a few changes though I added chicken broth and potatoes and i used fresh broccoli that I boiled first....turned out delicious... Read More
(21)
Rating: 4 stars
10/02/2013
It was yummy following the recipe, but I did end up modifying it. I added one can of chicken broth and some garlic salt. I also added more broccoli and a little more cheese to balance it. Family loved it! Read More
(20)
Rating: 5 stars
12/29/2013
I added another 1/2 cup of milk to make it a little soupier. Otherwise it was perfect! Read More
(15)
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Rating: 5 stars
01/12/2016
I started by using 1/2 stick butter, dicing 2 small onions, & a tablespoon of minced garlic and sauteed that for about five minutes. Cut up fresh broccoli and added that - cooked another five to ten minutes. Put a whole block of Velveeta, a can of Cream of Mushroom and Cream of Chicken soup and four cups of milk. Added seasoning to taste. Super good!!! Read More
(8)
Rating: 5 stars
12/28/2015
It's good I love it so much it's beyond good my daddy says it is its delicious it is a good supper it is cheesy Read More
(4)
Rating: 5 stars
10/12/2015
So thick and creamy! Followed it to the T and my bf says he could eat it everyday. I personally would have to lighten it up a little and so tmw I will add a can of chx broth to reheat. Added garlic in w the onions. It's a great base so you can customize it maybe add some other veggies or potatoes. Went from 4 to 5 stars because of that it is a thick tasty basic soup Read More
(4)
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Rating: 5 stars
06/13/2017
I followed the recipe exactly and the soup turned out delicious. I love this recipe. Easy and simple. Definitely recommend. I will be making my own soup from now on. This was very good. I loved it! Read More
(4)
Rating: 5 stars
01/12/2017
I have made this twice for my family and they devour it! The one varition I have done is add 1 extra TBS of Butter and flour for that extra thickness. Read More
(3)
Rating: 5 stars
12/07/2016
I know I shouldn't give 5 stars if I changed it but this was awesome! Instead of butter I cooked 4 slices bacon in my soup pot until crunchy. I removed the bacon to drain grease & crumbled bacon for a garnish. I reserved 2 tbls bacon grease & used that to cook the onions added the flour & cooked till flour was brown then used skim milk. I cooked cauliflower in a 1 1/2 cups lo sodium chicken stock till tender & added that (stock & all) to my milk/onion broth. Pureed & served w/the crumbled bacon YUM! Read More
(3)
Rating: 3 stars
01/24/2016
I thought it was okay. I felt like it was missing a little something l but couldnt figure out what it was. however I did appreciate how easy it was to make. Read More
(3)