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Three-Cheese Broccoli Soup

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 2 hr 20 min total time
  • 11 ingredients
  • 9 servings
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Progresso® chicken broth provides a simple addition to this slow-cooked three-cheese broccoli soup – a wonderful dinner.

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1/3
cup all-purpose flour
2
cups half-and-half
3
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
bag (12 oz) fresh broccoli florets, chopped
1
loaf (8 oz) prepared cheese product, cut into cubes
4
oz white Cheddar cheese, shredded (1 cup)
4
oz Gruyère cheese, shredded (1 cup)
1
cup freshly shredded Parmesan cheese (4 oz)
Additional freshly shredded Parmesan cheese, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Spray 3 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook onion in butter 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in flour; cook and stir 1 minute. Reduce heat to medium. Gradually stir in half-and-half; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until thickened. Pour into slow cooker. Stir in broth and broccoli.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 2 hours or until broccoli is tender.
  • 3 Add cheese product, Cheddar cheese, Gruyère cheese and 1 cup Parmesan cheese; stir until cheeses are melted. Sprinkle individual servings with additional Parmesan cheese.
  • 1 Spray 3 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In 1-quart saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook onion in butter 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in flour; cook and stir 1 minute. Reduce heat to medium. Gradually stir in half-and-half; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until thickened. Pour into slow cooker. Stir in broth and broccoli.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 2 hours or until broccoli is tender.
  • 3 Add cheese product, Cheddar cheese, Gruyère cheese and 1 cup Parmesan cheese; stir until cheeses are melted. Sprinkle individual servings with additional Parmesan cheese.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
363
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
0%
Saturated Fat
15 1/2g
0%
Sodium
1065mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
12 1/2g
0%
Dietary Fiber
1 1/2g
0%
Protein
21g
21%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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