Best-Ever Broccoli Cheese Soup

Best-Ever Broccoli Cheese Soup


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About this recipe: A superbly satisfying cheese soup. Broccoli, processed cheese and Cheddar cheese is simmered in a thick, white soup base. Serve with fresh crusty bread.


Serves: 18 

  • 175g butter
  • 100g plain flour
  • 2.2 litres chicken stock
  • 2.2 litres milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons white pepper
  • 450g fresh broccoli florets
  • 675g processed cheese, such as Kraft singles, unwrapped and chopped
  • 350g Cheddar cheese, grated

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Extra time:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr30min 

  1. Melt the butter in a large pot over medium heat and mix in the flour. Reduce heat to low and cook, stirring constantly, about 2 minutes.
  2. Bring a pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Place the broccoli in the boiling water and cook 2 minutes or until just tender. Remove from heat, drain and set aside.
  3. Gradually mix the processed cheese and Cheddar cheese into the large pot until melted. Mix in the broccoli. Continue cooking about 5 minutes.
  4. Mix in the chicken stock and milk; season with salt and white pepper. Bring to the boil, reduce heat to low and simmer about 10 minutes.

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