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Best-Ever Broccoli Cheese Soup

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Creamy, comforting broccoli cheese soup is simple to make and hits the spot on a cold evening, but you may find yourself making this crowd-pleaser year-round! Keep it in mind for office lunches, too. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Sara Mellas.


  • 1/2 onion (large)
  • 2 large carrots
  • 2 stalks celery (medium)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 12 ounces broccoli florets (4 to 5 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (for vegetables)
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth (or vegetable broth)
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt (for soup)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper (for soup)
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese (use orange cheddar, 8 oz.)
  • fresh parsley (minced, for serving)
  • salt (optional, for serving)
  • freshly ground black pepper (optional, for serving)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium37% DV890mg
    Fat31% DV20g
    Protein33% DV17g
    Carbs6% DV17g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories310Calories from Fat180
    Total Fat20g31%
    Saturated Fat12g60%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat180
    Total Carbohydrate17g6%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A100%
    Vitamin C90%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Sara 14 days ago
    Super yummy!! Definitely will make it again, if you like it more on the cheesy side then definitely add more cheese but if not then it’s perfect.
    Linda Pate Booker a month ago
    This soup is easy to make and is absolutely delicious!!!
    Stefanie DePolo 2 months ago
    it was delicious, i doubled the recipe and it turned out great. i only did 3 cups of cheddar instead of 4 for a doubled recipe. i don't like it really thick.
    wansley 2 months ago
    good flavor, easy to prepare. will definitely make again
    Our Whimsical Life 2 months ago
    was a little worried with the mustard but you cant taste it. soooo good
    Snyder 3 months ago
    The soup is pretty good, my 3 year old liked it so that’s definitely a plus.
    Catia Vincent 3 months ago
    Taste great! And such a simple recipe
    Vanessa Dick 4 months ago
    Awesomeness! My 5 years old really liked it.
    Mia V. 5 months ago
    It needs a little more seasoning, especially with store bought broth. I add Italian seasoning blend and a little turmeric and it's perfect. The cook times are spot on, especially if you like your vegetables al dente.
    Buchanan 6 months ago
    super tasty. i did not use the salted butter and it tasted great.
    Maria Paz C. 6 months ago
    Delicious! Very good!
    Nayla A. 6 months ago
    the recipe was so easy to make and so delicious. the only thing i wouldn't do next time is adding salt because it was a bit salty.
    Stacey 8 months ago
    Super easy to make. Followed recipe exactly. It was absolutely wonderful! This recipe is a keeper.
    Janelle Mailhot 8 months ago
    The best batch I've made was this recipe! We will be making this again real soon.
    Emily Perring 8 months ago
    Wonderful, tastes amazing
    Rangan 8 months ago
    I work at Yummly, and this delicious soup is now in my family's regular rotation. For my kid who's suspicious of broccoli (but loves cheese), I just put her portion in the blender and blend it smooth, veggies and all. Works like a charm.
    Lora 8 months ago
    Delicious! My husband is not a fan of creamy soups, but loved this one!
    Erhardt Chan 9 months ago
    Took off one star because the original amount of vegetables seemed excessive. I eyeballed the amounts, and it turned out delicious.
    Lexie 9 months ago
    it smells delicious and looks yummy!!! (:
    rabha alsherif 9 months ago
    Delicious. All family loved it. did twice within one week
    H J 9 months ago
    Very tasty and easy to make! I think it needs a bit more flavor so I added some extra spice, but other than that it was great!
    Tamara 9 months ago
    Loved it, very easy to make! Though to make it a little healthier I subbed whole milk for oat milk and used a half cup less of cheese. Still super creamy, delicious, and a great way to sneak in some veggies.
    Joy 9 months ago
    Perfect ,delicious soup!
    MWC 9 months ago
    This was good, but not great - it was actually better leftover so might make in advance next time to let flavors come out. Needed salt to serve.
    Rayne Krige 9 months ago
    Awesome recipe, the whole family loved it and it's really easy to make.
    Andreea Ciocanau 9 months ago
    It was great, my boyfriend (who hates broccoli) really liked it!
    McKowen 9 months ago
    very good. Easy to make. A little bland..needs a bit of something to spice it up.
    Taksas-Ryff 10 months ago
    great, easy to make. the whole family loved it
    Julio Espindola 10 months ago
    delisciosa y muy nutritiva para almuerzo o cena
    KokoDee 10 months ago
    Soo easy to make. Sooo delicious!!