This is absolutely the Best Broccoli Soup Recipe ever – and I mean ever! Not only is it delicious but it is also super easy AND it is a healthy broccoli soup! Definitely a comfort food.
I know, it is hot outside. So, why am I giving you my Best Broccoli Soup recipe now? Because I am seeing a lot of beautiful fresh broccoli and it is on sale!
Don’t think that you can only use fresh broccoli though. This Best Broccoli Soup recipe works great and tastes delicious with frozen broccoli too!
I love versatile recipes – Especially those that are budget friendly!
So, if you come across a good sale on fresh broccoli, use it. Otherwise, if frozen is more economical – use it!
In the following recipe, the directions say to blend the soup after it is cooked. I love the consistency of blended soup but if you prefer a chunkier soup, don’t blend it.
So, what makes this Best Broccoli Soup a Healthy Broccoli Soup?
Whether you are using fresh or frozen broccoli, you are getting another vegetable in your menu plan which gives a diversity of nutrition. That is always good.
But, the real secret that makes this a healthy broccoli soup is the use of chicken broth if you use “real” chicken broth. You can easily make you own chicken broth and there is even a video to show you how easy it is.
Not convinced? Check out the Benefits of Bone Broth to see just how good for you it is.
One thing I love about soups is the comfort of the meal. I mean, all you have to do is add some bread and maybe a salad and voila!
Simple and Elegant.
Nutritious and delicious.
Tips for Making the Best Broccoli Soup Recipe
- Use homemade chicken broth for extra flavor and nutrition. It really does make this a extra healthy broccoli soup!
- Try pairing the Best Broccoli Soup recipe with Carrot Raisin Muffins, Gluten Free Strawberry Muffins or even serve it in Sourdough Bread Bowls.
I guarantee that you and yours will not be disappointed!
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Now for the recipe…
A pleasing color and great mouthfeel. You'll love this comforting soup on a cool day.
- Saute the onions in the butter.
- When translucent, add the flour stirring quickly and constantly for the flour to absorb all the butter.
- Quickly add the milk and stir well.
- Add the chicken broth, broccoli and cheese - heat thoroughly.
Blended soups are smooth and creamy. If you prefer a chunkier soup, don't blend it.
You can use fresh or frozen broccoli.