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creamy potato broccoli cheese soup
Creamy Potato Broccoli Cheese Soup
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

This creamy broccoli cheese soup is made with chunks of potato, lots of fresh broccoli, and has so much flavor!  This soup recipe is quick and easy and has everything you love in a delicious soup.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 389 kcal
Ingredients
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 large Onion, diced into 1/4" pieces
  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic, minced
  • 2 Large Carrots-shredded
  • 1 1/2 pounds Potatoes, cut into 1/3" pieces
  • 6 Cups Chicken Broth
  • 4 Cups Broccoli, fresh, cut into 1/2"pieces
  • 1 Cup cream
  • 3 Cups Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • salt and pepper to taste--don't be shy
Instructions
  1. in a large pot, add 2 Tablespoons of butter.  Add the diced onions.  Heat, stirring occasionally until the onions are lightly brown, caramelized. Add the minced garlic, shredded carrots, and diced potatoes.  

  2. Add the chicken broth and bring to a low boil.  Boil the potatoes until they are done.  You will know they are done when you can't pick them up by sticking them with a fork. They should be soft.  (about 20-25 minutes)

  3. Add the broccoli and bring back up to a simmer for 2 minutes.  Add the cream and the shredded cheddar cheese and stir until the cheese is melted.  Salt and Pepper to taste.  (approx 1 1/2 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper) Enjoy!!

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Potato Broccoli Cheese Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 389 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 43%
Saturated Fat 17g 85%
Cholesterol 92mg 31%
Sodium 981mg 41%
Potassium 792mg 23%
Total Carbohydrates 19g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 2g
Protein 15g 30%
Vitamin A 84.8%
Vitamin C 79.8%
Calcium 39.6%
Iron 21.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.