Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe by Raymond Selzer
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: French
Servings: 5 serving

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups broccoli florets
  • 5 tbsps butter
  • 1 onion medium , diced
  • 1 1/2 tbsps chopped garlic
  • 1/4 tsp thyme dried
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 cups milk
  • 10 % 1 cups cream
  • 2 carrots , peeled and grated
  • 2 cups cheddar shredded , medium or older
  • salt pepper and

Instructions

  • In a medium sized soup pot melt the butter then sautee the onions for 3-5 minutes. When the onions begin to turn translucent add the garlic and thyme and continue to cook for another minute.
  • Add the flour and stir continuously for 30-60 seconds to form a roux. Then add the broth, milk, cream, bay leaves and nutmeg. Whisk vigorously til any flour clumps are gone. Bring to a simmer. Taste and adjust with salt and pepper.
  • Add broccoli and carrots, and cook, covered for another 6-8 minutes.
  • Remove pot from heat, and stir in cheddar. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper and serve.