Broccoli Cheese Soup {gluten-free}

I don’t like broccoli.

It’s fuzzy.

But I do LOVE the nutritional benefits it has but I just need to have it pureed in order to enjoy it. So adding it to soup is the perfect solution for me.

This soup is thick.

It is filling and pretty much is all you need to make a meal.

Oh and it tastes awesome.

And not fuzzy.

Broccoli Cheese Soup

5.0 from 3 reviews
Broccoli Cheese Soup {gluten-free}
 
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Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • ¼ cups gluten-free flour (or arrowroot for grain-free)
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ½ stick butter
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ½ medium onion
  • 2 medium sized heads of broccoli chopped
  • 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
Instructions
  1. In a dutch oven, melt butter oven medium heat.
  2. Add onion and cook for approx. 3 minutes.
  3. Add the flour and stir continuously until combined.
  4. Stir in milk, broth and heavy cream until smooth.
  5. Add salt, pepper and broccoli, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  6. When broccoli is tender add cheese and stir until melted.
  7. Transfer to blender and puree to desired consistency (optional).
  8. Return to dutch oven and keep warm until ready to serve.

 

Too bad I don’t eat bread, this would be amazing in a bread bowl….

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  1. joan says

    I just made this soup and it is wonderful!!! This recipe was great for me for 2 reasons. my one daughter is gluten free and my other daughter just had her tonsils out and I wanted something that would fill her up. The one thing about this is you don’t say when to add the chicken broth. I added it at the end right before the cheese. It is so good……. Thank you.

  2. says

    Fuzzy broccoli? Hmm, that’s a new way to describe it lol. This soup looks delicious. I’m a thick soup girl so would love it!

  3. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says

    I love you. Broccoli and cheese soup is my FAVORITE and this sound soooo good!