Soups

Best Broccoli Cheese Soup

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This creamy, flavorful broccoli cheese soup is the perfect comfort food on a cold day!

6
4 cups broccoli florets
6 cups chicken broth
4 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup chopped onion
2-3 cloves garlic
4 tablespoons flour
2/3 cup heavy cream
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 cup grated cheddar cheese
1/2 cup grated Monterrey Jack cheese
Place the broccoli and chicken broth in a large dutch oven and bring to a boil. Simmer until broccoli is crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Do not overcook. Remove the broccoli with a slotted spoon and place in...
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Nutritions

Calories
393

Sodium
1208mg
50% DV

Fat
29g
46% DV

Protein
17g
35% DV

Carbs
10g
3% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV