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Cheddar Broccoli Soup

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 -5 servings
Author Heidi @ Food Doodles

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 medium sized yellow onion finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 1/4 cup flour whole grain is fine
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups veggie stock
  • pinch nutmeg
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 large carrot finely chopped
  • 4-5 cups broccoli cut into bite sized pieces
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 8.5 oz shredded aged cheddar cheese plus more to top if desired

Instructions

  1. In a large pot melt the butter. Once hot, add the onion and saute for 5-6 minutes until softened.
  2. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute before adding the flour and mustard powder. Whisk together so that the butter and flour is completely incorporated and cook for a couple minutes.
  3. Add the milk, stock, nutmeg and bay lead and bring to a boil. Add the carrot and broccoli and turn down to a simmer. Simmer just until the veggies are cooked to your liking then add the cheese and remove the soup from the heat. Stir the cheese into the soup until melted, then serve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Yammie's Noshery