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Cream of Broccoli Soup


  • 3 cups broccoli
  • 1 cup sweet onion, diced
  • 4 TBSP flour
  • 6 TBSP butter
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream or whole milk
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • Salt, pepper, garlic powder
  • Sour cream & Cheddar cheese (optional toppings)


  1. Pour chicken broth, water, broccoli into a large stockpot. Turn stove top to high and bring to a boil.
  2. Meanwhile in a saucepan melt butter over medium heat, saute onions until translucent. Add flour and create a rue. Once it has a thick paste like consistency, slowly add cream and whisk well.
  3. Add cream mixture to boiling broccoli (do not drain liquid).
  4. Let simmer for 15 minutes. Add salt, pepper or other seasonings to taste.
  5. Serve with cheddar cheese and sour cream.


***If you do not like your broccoli chunky you will want to follow this tip: Once the broccoli has cooked completely, blend with a hand mixer or blender and you will get a softer, creamier texture.