Cheddar Broccoli Potato Soup Recipe

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Syenna De Looff Modified: March 25, 2022
Cheddar Broccoli Potato Soup Recipe

How To Make Cheddar Broccoli Potato Soup

This hearty potato soup is full of healthy portions of carrots and broccoli all enveloped in a rich and creamy cheese sauce.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 45 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • tbspbutter,divided
  • 1⅓cupscarrots,chopped
  • 1cupcelery,(2 stalks), chopped
  • 1cupyellow onion,chopped
  • 2clovesgarlic,minced
  • 3cupslow sodium chicken broth
  • cupsrusset potatoes,peeled and cubed
  • 3cupsbroccoli florets,(chopped from about 2 heads)
  • ¼tspthyme,dried
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 6tbspall purpose flour
  • 3cupsmilk,(preferably 1% or 2%)
  • ½cupheavy cream
  • 2cupssharp cheddar cheese,shredded
  • cupparmesan cheese,finely shredded

Instructions

  1. In a large pot over medium heat, melt 1½ tablespoon of the butter. Add carrots, celery and onion and saute 3 to 4 minutes. Add garlic and saute 30 seconds longer.

  2. Stir in chicken broth, potatoes and thyme and season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce heat to medium, cover with lid and cook 15 minutes.

  3. Stir in broccoli and cook 5 minutes longer or until veggies are tender.

  4. Meanwhile, melt remaining 4 tablespoons butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in flour and cook, whisking constantly for 1 minute. While whisking vigorously, slowly pour in milk (whisk well until no lumps remain).

  5. Cook stirring constantly until mixture begins to gently boil and thicken, stir in heavy cream. Remove from heat and once all veggies are tender pour into the soup and stir.

  6. Remove from heat and stir in cheddar and parmesan cheese until melted. Serve warm.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 603.89kcal
  • Fat: 40.04g
  • Saturated Fat: 23.73g
  • Trans Fat: 0.95g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.55g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.93g
  • Carbohydrates: 39.28g
  • Fiber: 3.26g
  • Sugar: 10.29g
  • Protein: 24.92g
  • Cholesterol: 117.86mg
  • Sodium: 1235.20mg
  • Calcium: 614.30mg
  • Potassium: 1006.81mg
  • Iron: 2.22mg
  • Vitamin A: 643.33µg
  • Vitamin C: 42.65mg
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