Allied Milk Feature Recipe: Broccoli Cheese Soup

Submitted Mon, 10/07/2013 - 10:33am by Web Guy

from Amy Miller, 2005 Dairy Princess

  • 10 oz. package frozen broccoli
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup half and half or milk
  • 1 Tbs butter
  • 1 Tbs flour
  • 14 oz. can of chicken broth
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • dash of pepper

Place broccoli in a colander and run hot water over it to thaw. In a large saucepan, melt butter and saute the onion until clear. Stir in flour; add broth and half-n-half or milk. Keep stirring until it comes to a boil then add cheese and broccoli. Turn down heat and simmer five minutes until broccoli is tender and the sauce has thickened.