• Fbcf5bb594d806875b4afbf85384c99a

Cheesy Broccoli Potato Soup

This broccoli potato cheese soup won't freeze well because of the dairy. If making in advance, store in the fridge for 1-2 days.

Prep
Cook
Serves 6people
Ingredients
5 1/2
tbsp butter , divided
1 1/3
cup chopped carrots (about 3)
1
cup chopped celery (2 stalks)
2
cloves garlic , minced
3
cups low-sodium chicken broth
3 1/2
cup peeled and cubed russet potatoes , cut 1/2-inch to 3/4-inch thick (2 large)
3
cup chopped broccoli florets (from about 2 heads)
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
6
tbsp all-purpose flour
3
cup milk (preferably 1% or 2%)
1/2
cup heavy cream
2
cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese (8 oz)
1/3
cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese (1 oz)
Directions
1.
In a large pot over medium heat, melt 1 1/2 Tbsp of the butter. Add carrots, celery and saute 3 - 4 minutes. Add garlic and saute 30 seconds longer.
2.
Stir in chicken broth, potatoes and season with salt and pepper to taste.
3.
Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce heat to medium, cover with lid and cook 15 minutes.
4.
Stir in broccoli and cook 5 minutes longer or until veggies are tender.
5.
Meanwhile, melt remaining 4 Tbsp butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat.
6.
Stir in flour and cook, whisking constantly 1 minute.
7.
While whisking vigorously, slowly pour in milk (whisk well until no lumps remain).
8.
Cook stirring constantly until mixture begins to thicken, stir in heavy cream.
9.
Remove from heat and once all veggies are tender pour into the soup and stir.
10.
Remove from heat and stir in cheddar and Parmesan cheese until melted. Serve warm.

Recipes we also love...

Recipes We Also Love

Recipe has been added
This Recipe Is Already In
Recipe has been added
This Recipe Is Already In
Recipe has been added
This Recipe Is Already In
Recipe has been added
This Recipe Is Already In
Recipe has been added
This Recipe Is Already In

From the Cookbook Create Blog

Give the Most Memorable Gift, Ever

Cookbook Create gift certificates are personal and unique. They allow your loved one to make exactly the book they want with all of their favorite recipes.

Give the Gift