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Panera Bread’s Broccoli And Cheese Soup Recipe From KJ’s Kitchen

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Panera Bread’s Broccoli Cheddar Soup 


  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 medium chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 3 cups chopped fresh broccoli
  • 1 cup matchstick carrots
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, (optional)
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper

1. Saute onion in butter until soft. Sprinkle in the flour, to make the rue, cook and stir over medium heat for 1-2 minutes.

2. Whisk in half & half and chicken stock.  (You can also use water with a little chicken bouillon powder instead of stock)

3. Add the broccoli and carrots.

4. Cook over low heat for 20-25 minutes or until veggies are tender.

5. Add salt, pepper, and nutmeg.

6. Stir in the cheese.

-KJ (@1stladykj)

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