Easy and Healthy Broccoli Cheddar Soup from The Fresh 20 {Giveaway!}
From The Fresh 20 by Melissa Lanz
Recipe type: Main Dish, Soup
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ onion, roughly chopped
  • 2 heads broccoli, stems and florets chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, cut in half
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • ½ cup grated cheddar cheese
  1. Heat the oil in a 5-quart dutch oven or other heavy pot over medium heat. Add the onion and saute until tender about 4 minutes.
  2. Add the broccoli, garlic, salt, and pepper and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add the broth and bring the soup to a simmer. Remove from the heat.
  3. Transfer the soup to a blender or food processor in batches and puree until smooth. Return the soup to the pot, bring to a simmer and simmer for 3 minutes.
  4. Just before serving, fold in the cheese.
(Jane note: we also sprinkled a bit of cheese on top when serving)
Recipe by This Week for Dinner at https://thisweekfordinner.com/easy-healthy-broccoli-cheddar-soup-fresh-20-giveaway/