Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Broccoli Cheddar Soup Broccoli Cheddar Soup 

This thick, cheesy broccoli cheddar soup is proof that soup doesn’t need to be made in big batches to be good.

¼ cup chopped onion
¼ cup butter, cubed
¼ cup all-purpose flour
¼ tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
1 ½ cups milk
¾ cup chicken broth
1 cup cooked, chopped fresh or frozen broccoli
½ cup shredded cheddar cheese

  1. In a small saucepan, sauté onion in butter until tender. 
  2. Stir in the flour, salt and pepper until blended; gradually add milk and chicken broth. 
  3. Bring to boil; cook and stir until thickened, about two minutes.
  4. Add broccoli. 
  5. Cook and stir until heated through. 
  6. Remove from the heat; stir in cheese until melted.
  7. Add some bacon bits for even more flavor.

Makes 2 servings.

Feb/Mar 2021 Country Woman