Creamy Cheesy Broccoli Soup

 
 
 

By Samantha Schultz

Member of the Chicago Parent Blog Network

This tested and approved Pinterest recipe is easy to make and perfect for wintry Chicago days or sick kids.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 stalks celery, remove ribs and chopped
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 head of fresh broccoli & 16 oz. frozen broccoli
  • Roux (equal parts butter & flour, cooked until slightly thickened)
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 2 cups half and half
  • Shredded cheese for garnish

Directions

  1. Cook onions & celery in butter until softened.
  2. Add broccoli & broth, simmer 15 minutes until soft (it will be breaking apart!)
  3. Meanwhile, prepare your roux in a separate pan and add to soup, along with salt, pepper to taste and your half & half. Let it simmer for a bit, allowing it to thicken and disk all along.
  4. When ready, serve at your convenience (including cheese).
 
 









 
 
 
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