Broccoli Cheddar Soup
 
Ingredients
  • 5 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 medium chopped onion
  • ΒΌ cup flour (I used Cup4Cup gluten free flour)
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 2 cups chicken stock (Optional: 2 more cups broth if to thick for your preference)
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli, chopped in chunks
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 7 ounces grated Kerry Gold cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Melt butter in pot.
  2. Add onions and cook a few minutes until fragrant.
  3. Stir in flour and whisk well for a few minutes.
  4. Add broth and cream and bring to a simmer.
  5. Cook covered 25 minutes.
  6. Add broccoli and carrots and simmer another 20 minutes.
  7. Add salt/pepper generously to taste.
  8. Add cheese and stir in until melted.
  9. At this point, you can add more broth if you'd like to think it out.
  10. Optional: puree soup if you want it smooth. I left it with the broccoli chunks.
Recipe by Hugs and Cookies XOXO at https://hugsandcookiesxoxo.com/broccoli-cheddar-soup/