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Broccoli Cheddar Soup For One | One Dish Kitchen
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Broccoli Cheddar Soup For One

This Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe For One is adapted from my family's favorite Broccoli Cheddar Soup recipe. Creamy, extra cheesy and filled with broccoli.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Main Dish
Keyword: soup
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 1041kcal
Author: Joanie Zisk


  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 1 clove garlic , minced
  • 2 teaspoons all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
  • salt, to taste (optional)


  • Bring a medium-sized pot of water to a rapid boil. Add the broccoli florets and cook until crisp-tender, 2 to 2 1/2 minutes.
  • Drain the broccoli in a colander and immediately transfer to a bowl filled with ice water. Leave broccoli in the ice water for 2 minutes, then transfer broccoli to the colander to drain.
  • Heat oil in a medium-sized pot.
  • Add onions and cook for 3 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for a minute longer.
  • Stir in flour and cook, stirring for 1 minute.
  • Whisk in the broth.
  • Stir in the cream.
  • Bring soup to a gentle boil, stirring constantly; then reduce the heat to low and simmer.
  • Stir in the cheese, cumin and chili powder.
  • Simmer the soup for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Stir in the cooked broccoli.
  • Season with salt to taste.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 1041kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 55g | Fat: 110g | Saturated Fat: 65g | Cholesterol: 341mg | Sodium: 1234mg | Potassium: 847mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 4015IU | Vitamin C: 81mg | Calcium: 1356mg | Iron: 3mg