Broccoli Cheddar Cheese Soup

(from kylerhea’s recipe box)

Source: "Is it soup yet?" cookbook

Prep time: 302 minutes
Serves 6 people

Categories: October2012, broccoli, soups


  • 2 Tbs butter
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 4 cups low-fat milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/4 tsp basil leaves
  • 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp ground white pepper
  • 3 cups broccoli flowerets
  • 4 lbs grated sharp cheddar cheese


  1. Melt the butter in a 4 quart stock pot. Add the onion and saute for 5 minutes. Stir in the flour and then half of the milk, the salt, mustard, basil, Worcestershire sauce and pepper. Mix well. Add the broccoli flowerets. Over medium heat, bring the milk close to the boiling point. Cook for 20 minutes, being careful not to scald the milk. Stir often. Add the cheddar cheese and stir until it is melted, about 5 minutes. Serve.

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