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Three-Cheese Broccoli Soup

Three-Cheese Broccoli Soup
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 6

Looking for a creamy, cheesy broccoli soup recipe? This one is on the table in just 30 minutes! ...MORE+ LESS-

Shawn Syphus Shawn Syphus
February 5, 2018

Ingredients

1/4
cup olive oil
5
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso™ chicken broth (4 cups)
4
cups chopped broccoli florets
1
package (8 oz) Kraft™ Velveeta™ original cheese, cubed
1 1/2
cups shredded mild Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
1
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz)
Salt and pepper to taste

Steps

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  • 1
    In 4-quart Dutch oven or saucepan, heat 1/4 cup olive oil over medium heat. Add 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped; stir until fragrant. Beat in 1/4 cup all-purpose flour with whisk 1 to 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • 2
    Gradually beat in 1 carton (32 oz) Progresso™ chicken broth. Add 4 cups chopped broccoli florets. Heat mixture to simmering; cook about 10 minutes or until broccoli is tender.
  • 3
    Add 1 package (8 oz) Kraft™ Velveeta™ original cheese, cubed, 1 1/2 cups shredded mild Cheddar cheese (6 oz) and 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (4 oz); stir until combined. Simmer a few more minutes; season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve this hearty and cheesy soup with Pillsbury™ crescent rolls for a complete meal!

Expert Tips

  • For this recipe it’s best to shred your own cheese and avoid pre-shredded cheese packages. This will help it melt more smoothly.
  • Try adding extra veggies to bulk up this delicious soup! Add 1/2 onion, diced, when adding the garlic. Add 1 cup shredded carrots when adding the broccoli.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
290
% Daily Value
Total Fat
33g
50%
Saturated Fat
15g
77%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
80mg
26%
Sodium
1410mg
59%
Potassium
340mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
6g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
45%
45%
Calcium
60%
60%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • If you’re having a hard time getting your picky eaters to eat their veggies, you’ll want to give this recipe for broccoli soup a try. It’s cheesy and comforting, so the kiddos will love it—but it’s packed full of broccoli florets, too. And broccoli has all kinds of nutritional benefits. It’s rich in antioxidants, fiber and vitamins A and C. Plus, it’s usually available in grocery stores year-round, so you can keep this recipe on hand at all times. Have some big broccoli fans in your house? Then we have more broccoli soup recipes for you to make, plus tasty ways to make them taste even better.
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