This easy soup recipe brings together the tender crunch of fresh broccoli and the creamy richness of melted cheddar, creating a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. It's more than just a dish to warm your body, it's a bowl full of nutrients to nourish your spirit. Whether you're looking for a sumptuous starter or a light main course on a chilly day, this Broccoli and Cheddar Soup recipe is your answer.
The recipe makes two servings. Each serving has 1 protein and 1.5 sugars. It is the ideal soup to make ahead of time so you're prepared for a meal while you are on your weight loss journey.
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Yield: 2 servings
- 3 Cups Broccoli
- Garlic Heavy whipping cream (can be substituted with half and half or milk)
- Reduced sodium Chicken broth (vegetable broth can be used for vegetarians)
- Shredded cheddar cheese of choice
- Sauté and simmer
Sauté garlic (45-60 seconds), add broth, cream and broccoli. Simmer until the broccoli is tender, about 10-20 minutes.
- Desired texture
Consistency of the soup can be created by leaving the broccoli florets whole, pureed or a combination according to your preference. Once broccoli is at your liking gradually add cheese stirring constantly until melted. This will help thicken the soup.
Serving Size: Recipe makes 2 servings. Each serving has 1 protein and 1.5 sugars.