creamy potato broccoli cheese soup
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Creamy Potato Broccoli Cheese Soup

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.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 389kcal

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

  • 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.  
  • 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)
  • 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!!

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Nutrition

Calories: 389kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 981mg | Potassium: 792mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 4240IU | Vitamin C: 65.8mg | Calcium: 396mg | Iron: 3.9mg