Panera's Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe | Yummly

Panera's Broccoli Cheddar Soup

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  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • 1/2 chopped onion (medium)
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 pound broccoli (fresh, about 3 cups, chopped into bite size pieces)
  • 1 cup carrot (julienned, can buy matchstick carrots in produce section)
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 8 ounces grated sharp cheddar cheese (2 cups)
  • salt
  • pepper
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium25% DV610mg
    Fat51% DV33g
    Protein33% DV17g
    Carbs6% DV17g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories420Calories from Fat300
    Total Fat33g51%
    Saturated Fat20g100%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat300
    Total Carbohydrate17g6%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Vitamin A90%
    Vitamin C60%

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


    Momma 8 days ago
    So good. Blended a little more than a cup so the kids would eat it. A delicious hack! Thanks for saving me a trip to Panera!
    Elizabeth Alexander 2 months ago
    This was a good recipe! I loved the outcome of my soup and will definitely be making it more often. I added mozzarella cheese to mine at the end and it gave it more flavor!
    Jen Stone 3 months ago
    Very good flavor. Added celery, red pepper flakes, and garlic. Will trade out half and half for skim milk (or a blend of both) next time, as it is quite heavy. I ended up adding an extra cup of broth to thin it out, and only used 1.5 cups cheese.
    Maxine 3 months ago
    I made this for lunch and the kids loved it so did my husband 😋
    Paulius Birutis 4 months ago
    First time we made this recipe, we made a double portion of it. (recipe x 2 for more people) and it came out great. We added a tablespoon of kosher salt and 1 teaspoon of pepper to the full double portion. i agree with others thst this is better with less salt. I agree that the sharp cheddar makes a big differnce in taste. The suprise was how the nutmeg really made it a perfect copy of Panera's.
    Helen Nevarez 4 months ago
    so delicious. taste better than the actual panera bread version. i found theres a bit salty. this one is perfect.
    Nikki Stone 5 months ago
    Made with skim milk and Colby jack because that was all I had and it still turned out great!
    Penelope B. 6 months ago
    delicious and easy to make
    nchurik 6 months ago
    Added fresh garlic and turned out great!
    Dianne Schluter 7 months ago
    Tasty satisfying soup. I made it a couple of days in advance and put the pot in the fridge. Reheated slowly and blended in the pot to smooth it out and added the cheese just before serving. Served with a small spring onion and prosciutto damper.
    Erin J. 8 months ago
    I made this tonight and shared with friends everyone agreed to add it to the ‘make again’ list. Chose to use chicken stock for more flavor and I added a significant amount of salt and pepper but left the nutmeg out and let people add it themselves.
    Schweigart 8 months ago
    don't add the nutmeg! it was fabulous! i did add red pepper flakes for a kick & i used frozen broccoli florets (in the steamer bags & followed the directions & added them in)
    Mary Lemon 8 months ago
    This did not turn out good! Even after adding some seasoning to it, it still was very bland and did not have a lot of flavor. Definitely did not taste anything like Panera Bread!
    michael griffin 8 months ago
    First time making it and it was very thick and did not have much flavor. Not sure why but will definitely try to make it again.
    Edie Rylander 8 months ago
    Perfect, easy and adaptable. I added leftover ham from Thanksgiving, and it was even better. Going into the YES, AGAIN! pile for sure!
    Yvette Mensah 9 months ago
    Recipe was perfect, I used it for a Friendsgiving at work and people really enjoyed it! 💙
    Shalaine Potter 9 months ago
    Yumm. its a keeper. will make agai
    Kyle 9 months ago
    Turned out perfect. Super easy and taste sooooo good. Even bought a big uncut loaf of bread at the store to make bread bowls with this soup.
    Smooth Duder 10 months ago
    Pretty good, added an extra cup of carrots on accident.. make sure not to do that :)
    Stephanie 10 months ago
    I loved this soup. I’ve never had Panera Breads soup, so I don’t know how it would compare. I made it with rice flour, non-dairy butter, and oat milk. I put mozzarella cheese in mine instead of cheddar, and I loved it!
    left nutmeg out and it was very good.
    Bree Woodman a year ago
    My family and I did not like this at all. Do not add the nutmeg, it tastes awful.
    Reese a year ago
    Absolutely delicious! Will definitely be making it again
    Michael m. a year ago
    Had a great crop of broccoli this year, so decided to try this recipe. I followed it as written including placing a cup in the blender at the end. Very tasty.
    Panda a year ago
    Reduce the amount of flour and it's so delicious!!
    Lynne MacAleese a year ago
    Very tasty! Will definitely make again.
    Kim a year ago
    Wow! Absolutely delicious.
    . a year ago
    Love this soup; made it three or four times now
    Sarah P. a year ago
    it was good very thick, i may have done something wrong but flavor was great
    Stephanie Rosas a year ago
    The absolute best cheddar broccoli soup I have ever made!!