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Broccoli Cheese Soup with Pasta Shells

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars

"The creamy broccoli-cheese soup with pasta shells makes a quick and warming lunch or light supper."
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24 m servings 445
Original recipe yields 5 servings


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  1. Pour 2 cups of chicken broth and half of the drained broccoli into a food processor and puree.
  2. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large pot; add onions and saute over medium heat until onions begin to soften, about 6 minutes. Add remaining 2 cups chicken broth. Bring to a simmer.
  3. Pour chicken broth/broccoli mixture into the pot. Simmer over medium-high heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Place cheese packet from Horizon(R) Pasta Shells & White Cheddar Cheese, flour, melted butter, and half and half in a bowl. Stir until blended. Slowly add mixture to large pot; whisk over medium-high heat 2 minutes.
  5. Add Horizon(R) Pasta Shells & White Cheddar Cheese and remaining broccoli. Add a pinch or two of sea salt. Simmer until macaroni is done, 10 to 12 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat. Serve and top with shredded Cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 445 calories; 27 37.1 13.5 92 1342 Full nutrition

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careful with the salt!

10-01-15 ~ This is an easy way to make a quick batch of broccoli soup. It was good, warm and filling, but lacking in overall flavor. I would like to try it again, but add some additional seas...