Broccoli-Cheese Soup

Taste the homemade goodness of this easy, cheesy soup. Serve with a tossed salad and pretzel roll for a family-friendly weeknight dinner.

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 head broccoli, chopped (about 2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 1 cup shredded Colby-jack cheese blend

Directions

  1. In a Farberware® PURECOOK™ Dutch Oven, melt butter over medium heat. Cook and stir onion and celery in butter 5 minutes until onion is softened.
  2. Stir in flour, salt pepper and cayenne pepper; cook 1 minute.
  3. Gradually stir in chicken broth and milk; heat to boiling, stirring constantly.
  4. Add broccoli and carrot. Cook and stir over medium heat 4 or 5 minutes until broccoli is crisp tender; remove from heat. Stir in cheese until melted.