Panera Copycat Broccoli Cheese Soup

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This copycat Panera Broccoli Cheese Soup recipe is a quick lunch or easy dinner for chilly days. Pair the thick, rich, creamy soup with a warm baguette and you'll feel like you're dining in a restaurant!

5
1/4 c salted butter
1/2 c diced onion
1/4 c all purpose flour
2 c chicken broth
8 oz chopped fresh broccoli florets
1 large carrot
Pinch sweet paprika
1 t Dijon mustard
1/4 t hot sauce
4 oz Velveeta cheese
1 c grated cheddar cheese
2 c half and half
salt and pepper ( to taste )
  1. Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring regularly, until soft (about 5 minutes). Sprinkle flour over the onion and cook, stirring constantly, for 1-2...
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Nutritions

Calories
816

Sodium
1742mg
72% DV

Fat
60g
93% DV

Protein
30g
61% DV

Carbs
28g
9% DV

Fiber
5g
21% DV