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Broccoli Cheddar Soup (Panera Bread Copycat)

6 servings


5 minutes

active time

30 minutes

total time


3 cups broccoli florets ((1 large broccoli bunch))

1 cup carrots ((1 large, julienned))

1/2 onion (diced)

3 tbsp butter

3 tbsp flour

3 cups chicken broth

1 1/2 cups half and half

8 oz Velveeta Cheese

1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

1/4 tsp ground mustard

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp ground black pepper

1/4 tsp paprika


How to make Broccoli Cheddar Soup:

Prepare ingredients. Dice, chop, and julienne vegetables.

In a large saucepan, sauté the onion in 3 tbsp of butter over medium heat until browned. Add the flour and stir until flour incorporates into the butter.

Add the broth and half and half, whisking until mixture thickens (about 8 min.) Then add the broccoli and carrots and continue to simmer over med-low heat until tender (10-15 minutes.)

Add in the cheeses, ground mustard, paprika, and salt and pepper to taste; whisk until smooth and bubbly over low heat (about 5-10minutes.)


Serving Size



337 kcal

Total Fat

23 g

Saturated Fat

15 g

Unsaturated Fat


Trans Fat



73 mg


1445 mg

Total Carbohydrate

17 g

Dietary Fiber

2 g

Total Sugars

6 g


16 g

6 servings


5 minutes

active time

30 minutes

total time
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