Broccoli Cheese Soup

Broccoli Cheese Soup

Soups, Stews and Chili Soup Vegetable Soup Broccoli Soup

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

Servings per recipe: 12
Calories per serving: 265
Preparation time: 10m
Total cooking time: 40m


  • 1/2 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
  • 2/3 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup water


  • 1   In a stockpot, melt butter over medium heat. Cook onion in butter until softened. Stir in broccoli, and cover with chicken broth. Simmer until broccoli is tender, 10 to 15 minutes.
  • 2   Reduce heat, and stir in cheese cubes until melted. Mix in milk and garlic powder.
  • 3   In a small bowl, stir cornstarch into water until dissolved. Stir into soup; cook, stirring frequently, until thick.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 18.2g 28%
    Saturated Fat 11.0g  
Cholesterol 56mg 19%
Sodium 1136mg 45%
Potassium 193mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 15.1g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g 5%
Protein 10g 20%
Sugars 6g  
Vitamin A 822IU  
Vitamin C 17mg  
Calcium 275mg  
Iron 0mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 2mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 18mg  
Folate 7mcg