Broccoli Cheddar Soup


Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 4


3 tablespoons unsalted butter

1 shallot, minced

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

6 cups vegetable broth

2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, plus more for serving

1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

4 cups chopped broccoli


  1. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add shallot, salt and pepper and cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle flour over and cook, stirring constantly for 2 minutes. Gradually whisk in vegetable broth and bring to a boil.
  2. Add broccoli and reduce heat to low. Cover pan and simmer for 5 to 7 minutes, or until broccoli is tender. Remove from heat and stir in cheddar and Parmesan cheese until completely melted.
  3. Season, to taste, with additional salt and pepper and serve garnished with extra cheddar cheese.