This is how to make Broccoli Cheese Soup in as quick as 10 minutes!! Simple ingredients tons of flavor and way better than canned cream of broccoli soup! This broccoli soup will be so handy for dinner or lunch in a breeze! Serve with a hot grilled sandwich or ladle into a bread bowl!
Broccoli Cheese Soup:
1lbcubed processed cheese(Velveeta)
5 1/2cupshalf and half
1/4 tsp dried onion
French's French Fried Onions (optional garnish)
How To Make Easy Broccoli Cheese Soup:
Fry the onion in butter in a medium-sized pot for 1 minute over high. Whisk in the flour then add 1 1/2 cups of half and half and scrape off any debris. Whisk in the cheese and stir until mostly melted.
Add the remaining ingredients except for the french fried onion chips and bring to boil stirring often. Simmer until broccoli is heated thoroughly.
Ladle into soup bowls and sprinkle with french fried onions. Serve.
Processed Cheese** can be substituted with 2 cups of grated cheddar cheese.
To Use Fresh Broccoli: steam for 4 minutes before adding to the soup or simmer in the soup for 5-8 minutes.
Gluten-Free: use cornstarch for the flour.
Mustard powder: Use 1 tsp of prepared yellow mustard for ground mustard.