Broccoli Cheese Chowder puts the word 'comfort' in comfort food. This delicious soup is loaded with cheese, potatoes, cream, and yummy broccoli.
What's Special About This Recipe?
There are many types of broccoli soup out there, but this one is my favorite. In fact, it's one of the soups I remember most from childhood.
As soon as the weather starts changing from summer to fall, I dream of making Broccoli Cheese Chowder.
I'm not a fan of big pieces of broccoli in my soup, and since I like everything to cook quickly, this recipe is made with frozen chopped broccoli. I've made it with fresh broccoli too, but frozen works well in this dish.
You'll love how fast Broccoli Cheese Chowder comes together. Simply gather your ingredients first, and you'll be slurping soup in no time!
For this recipe, you'll need butter, onion, white potatoes, frozen broccoli, carrot, chicken or vegetable broth, cornstarch, cheddar cheese and heavy cream.
Pull out your dutch oven (ad) or soup pot, and begin by sautéing chopped onion in butter over medium heat. Grate a carrot and add it to the pot. Next, add 32 oz. of chicken or vegetable broth. Stir in the broccoli and potatoes and cook over medium low heat for 30 minutes until veggies are tender.
Once the veggies are soft, cut the heat down and stir in the shredded cheddar. Mix cornstarch with water to make a paste. Add the cornstarch, cook for a few minutes and stir well.
Take soup off heat. Finish by adding heavy cream and stir well. Finally, add ¼ teaspoon of pepper seasoning. Do not allow soup to boil or it may curdle.
Garnish Broccoli Cheese Chowder with extra cheese or grated carrot, and serve with a cake of Southern Cornbread for an awesome meal your family will love!
More Soups to Love
- Vegetable Beef Soup
- Creamy Corn Chowder
- Fire Roasted Tomato Soup
- Hungarian Mushroom Soup
- Chicken Gnocchi Soup
- Shortcut Chicken and Dumplings
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