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Quick Broccoli Cheddar Soup in a bowl standing on a kitchen towel

Quick Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Course Soup
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 167kcal


  • 1 tbsp Better Than Bouillon (chicken or beef)
  • 1 Broccoli Head
  • 1/2 Onion
  • 1 Carrot
  • Light Olive Oil for frying
  • 3 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 2 cup Cheddar Cheese grated
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


  • Prepare ingredients for the soup. Dice broccoli into smaller pieces, grate cheddar cheese.
    Ingredients on the table including; a bowl with cheese, a bowl with broccoli, half an onion, carrot, garlic, better than bouillon, pepper and a measuring cup of heavy whipping cream
  • Prepare 4 quarts of water in a pot, add Better than Bullion to it.
    Water in a pot with a spoon of better than boullion and a carrot besides the pot
  • Soften broccoli a bit on a skillet, browning the sides just a little. Remove form the heat, set aside.
    Broccoli in a skillet
  • Dice onion into tiny pieces and grate carrot on a large side of the grater. Sautee them together on a skillet, until they are softened and add them into chicken bullion. Let it simmer for about 5-10 minutes.
    Carrots and onions added into the pot with better than bouillon
  • Add broccoli into cooking soup, let them simmer for about 10 minutes. You can blend the soup to a pure texture or just mash to leave some texture in the soup.
    Broccoli added into the pot with soup mixture
  • Press garlic into the soup. Add whipping cream and cheddar cheese. Stir to combine everything together. Bring it to a simmer and remove form the heat. If necessary, add some salt & pepper for seasoning.
    Quick Broccoli Cheddar Soup in a pot
  • Soup should be served warm.
    Quick Broccoli Cheddar Soup in a bowl standing on a kitchen towel


Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 145mg | Potassium: 219mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1645IU | Vitamin C: 46.2mg | Calcium: 177mg | Iron: 0.5mg