Prep: 10 mins | Cook: 30 mins | Total: 40 mins | Servings: 12 | Yield: 12 servings
Rich and creamy broccoli cheese soup – super easy to make and ready in less than an hour. This kid-friendly soup is all you need for cold weather. Every sip and gulp brings your tummy total comfort and warmth. Even if you have picky eaters at home, I am confident that they’ll finish a full bowl and ask for another. Broccoli on its own is excellent with many health benefits, add them to this soup along with the other simple pantry ingredients, and you have yourself a warm, hearty, and satisfying entree tonight. Surely, you have yourself a keeper!
½ cup butter
1 onion, chopped
1 (16 ounces) package frozen chopped broccoli
4 (14.5 ounces) can chicken broth
1 (1 pound) loaf processed cheese food, cubed
2 cups of milk
1 tablespoon garlic powder
⅔ cup cornstarch
1 cup of water
How to make Kid-Friendly Broccoli Cheese Soup
Step 1: Melt the butter in a large stockpot over medium heat.
Step 2: Once melted, saute the onion until translucent. Add in and stir the broccoli.
Step 3: Pour the chicken broth into the pot and let it simmer for about 15 minutes or until the broccoli is tender.
Step 4: Adjust the heat to low before adding in the cheese (slice into small cubes).
Step 5: Add in the milk and sprinkle over the garlic powder.
Step 6: Mix the cornstarch and water in a small mixing bowl until the cornstarch has dissolved. Add this to the soup and stir until thick.
Step 7: Serve immediately. Enjoy!
Per Serving: 264.7 calories; protein 10g 20% DV; carbohydrates 15.1g 5% DV; fat 18.2g 28% DV; cholesterol 56.5mg 19% DV; sodium 1136.4mg 46% DV.
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