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CopyCat Panera Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 chopped Onion
  • 1/4 cup melted Butter
  • 1/4 cup Flour
  • 2 cup Half and Half
  • 2 cup Chicken Stock
  • 2 large bunches Broccoli
  • 2 Carrots
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg
  • 8 oz shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cut carrots into small strips.
  • Break apart broccoli florets into small pieces.
  • Saute Onion in 1 tbsp of melted butter until transparent.
  • Make a roux using remainder of melted butter and flour. Cook about 5 minutes over medium heat.
  • Add in half and half stirring constantly.
  • Add in chicken stock and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Add vegetables and cook for 25 minutes over low heat.
  • If you want a smooth soup, at this point puree in a blender and return to heat or use immersion blender.
  • Add cheese and nutmeg.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.