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Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheddar Soup is thick, creamy, and incredibly cheesy. This is the perfect comfort meal for the whole family to enjoy, easily made in the crockpot. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheddar Soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 453kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 4 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 3-4 cups chopped broccoli florets no stems
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1 cup celery chopped
  • 3 cups chicken broth or veggie broth
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 teaspoons salt or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoons black pepper or to taste
  • 2 cups yellow sharp cheddar cheese freshly grated
  • 1 cup Gruyere cheese freshly grated
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 3 cups heavy cream or light cream


  • In a 6qt or 8qt slow cooker add chopped onion, minced garlic, broccoli, carrot, celery, Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes, and butter. Add the chicken broth and stir to combine. Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or on low for 4-6 hours.
  • In a large cup combine cream and cornstarch until smooth.
  • Uncover soup and add the cornstarch mix. Stir to combine. Cover and cook for 20 minutes on high.
  • Add the cheeses, salt, and pepper. Stir until the cheeses melt. Taste and adjust for salt and pepper if needed.
  • Serve warm and top with additional shredded cheese if desired. Enjoy!



Calories: 453kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 1699mg | Potassium: 592mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 5065IU | Vitamin C: 52mg | Calcium: 686mg | Iron: 1.2mg