Pioneer Woman Broccoli Cheese Soup

Broccoli and cheese soup gives a comforting feel in winter days. Plus, you can make soups of all kinds and it’s a great way for younger kids to eat enough vegetables. Take the broccoli soup: full of veg, super tasty and easy to prepare. Even more with these tips and recipe!

This slow cooker broccoli and cheddar soup is so easy and delicious to make, it would almost be a sin not to make a small batch.

Please note that this recipe is inspired by Pioneer Woman’s broccoli cheese soup recipe with little variations.

Ingredients:

4 cups (1000 mL) chopped broccoli heads

1/2 yellow onion, finely chopped

2 cups (500 mL) grated carrots

4 cups (500 mL) vegetable (or chicken) broth

1 teaspoon of salt

1/2 teaspoon of pepper

1/8 teaspoon nutmeg

3 tablespoons of butter

1/3 cup (85 mL) flour

1 cup (250 mL) 10% cream

2 cups (500 mL) grated cheddar cheese

How to prepare broccoli and cheese soup 

Add the broccoli, onion, carrot, broth, salt, pepper and nutmeg to the slow cooker and cook on LOW for 4 hours.

Over medium heat, melt butter, add the flour and whisk.

Take 1 cup of liquid from the slow cooker and add very slowly to the pot, whisking constantly.

Add the cream very slowly, whisking constantly.

Add this mixture to the slow cooker.

Add 1 cup at a time of cheddar cheese.  Mix well.

Close the slow cooker and simmer for about 30 minutes.

Garnish with extra cheddar cheese and serve.

Pioneer Woman Broccoli Cheese Soup
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Pioneer Woman Broccoli Cheese Soup

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 hrs 30 mins
Total Time4 hrs 45 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 people
Author: Rehan

Equipment

  • Slow cooker

Ingredients

  • 4 cups (1000 mL) chopped broccoli heads
  • 1/2 yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cups (500 mL) grated carrots
  • 4 cups (500 mL) vegetable (or chicken) broth
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 1/3 cup (85 mL) flour
  • 1 cup (250 mL) 10% cream
  • 2 cups (500 mL) grated cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • Add the broccoli, onion, carrot, broth, salt, pepper and nutmeg to the slow cooker and cook on LOW for 4 hours.
  • Over medium heat, melt butter, add the flour and whisk.
  • Take 1 cup of liquid from the slow cooker and add veryslowly to the pot, whisking constantly.
  • Add the cream very slowly, whisking constantly.
  • Add this mixture to the slow cooker.
  • Add 1 cup at a time of cheddar cheese.  Mix well.
  • Close the slow cooker and simmer for about 30 minutes.
  • Garnish with extra cheddar cheese and serve.

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