Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Soup

This delicious, simple homemade soup is the perfect family meal. 
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 800kcal


  • 1 small onion diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic chopped
  • 2 small heads of broccoli
  • 1 cup grated carrot
  • 2 tablespoons Horizon Butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • salt and pepper
  • ¼ cup cooking wine
  • 64 ounces chicken broth
  • 1 cup Horizon Half and Half
  • 3 cups Horizon Shredded Cheddar Cheese or 1 ½ 8-ounce blocks of Horizon cheddar, shredded


  • In a large pot, melt butter and add onions, garlic, salt and pepper. Sauté until onions start to sweat and become translucent.
  • Add flour and stir to coat all the onions. (If you want a really thick soup, increase the amount of flour, but no more than ¼ cup).
  • Add white wine and scrape all the bits off the bottom of the pan.
  • Pour in chicken broth and bring to a low simmer.
  • Chop the broccoli into small florets. Add broccoli and carrots to the soup.
  • Bring back to a simmer and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Turn off heat and stir in half and half and cheese. Stir until melted.



Calories: 800kcal | Carbohydrates: 136g | Protein: 155g | Fat: 168g | Saturated Fat: 104g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 52g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 506mg | Sodium: 7038mg | Sugar: 36g