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Easy Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe – 5 Ingredients
This easy, low carb broccoli cheese soup is gluten-free, healthy, SUPER CHEESY and needs just 5 ingredients. Ready in only 20 minutes!
    Servings
    8servings (1 cup each)
    Cook Time
    20minutes
    Servings
    8servings (1 cup each)
    Cook Time
    20minutes
    Ingredients
    • 4cups Broccoli(cut into florets)
    • 4cloves Garlic(minced)
    • 3 1/2cups Chicken broth(or vegetable broth)
    • 1cup Heavy cream
    • 3cups Cheddar cheese(pre-shredded – see notes)
    Instructions
    1. In a large pot over medium heat, saute garlic for one minute, until fragrant.
    2. Add the chicken broth, heavy cream, and chopped broccoli. Increase heat to bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 10-20 minutes, until broccoli is tender.
    3. Add the shredded cheddar cheese gradually, stirring constantly, and continue to stir until melted. (Add 1/2 cup, simmer and stir until it melts fully, then repeat 1/2 cup at a time until all the cheese is used up.) Make sure to keep it at a very low simmer and avoid high heat, to prevent seizing. Remove from heat immediately once all the cheese melts.
    Recipe Notes
    Nutrition Facts
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 291 Calories from Fat 225
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 25g 38%
    Total Carbohydrates 5g 2%
    Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
    Sugars 1g
    Protein 13g 26%
    Vitamin A 23%
    Vitamin C 69%
    Calcium 35%
    Iron 4%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

    Net carbs per serving (1 cup): 4g

    *IMPORTANT: See my tips in the post above (before the recipe card) for best results when melting the cheese!