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Panera Bread Broccoli Cheddar Soup Copycat is the perfect recipe of your favorite creamy and cheesy soup, that you can now easily make at home.
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Panera Bread Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Panera Bread Broccoli Cheddar Soup Copycat is the perfect recipe of your favorite creamy and cheesy soup, that you can now easily make at home.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Panera Bread Broccoli Cheddar Soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 357kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoon butter unsalted
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups heavy cream or half-and-half
  • 2-4 cups vegetable broth add as needed
  • 3 cups fresh broccoli chopped into bite size pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups carrot julienned
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Add 2 tablespoons of butter to a medium skillet over medium heat.
  • Once the butter has melted, add diced onion and sauté for about 3-4 minutes, until translucent. Stir a few times. Once done, remove the skillet from heat and set it aside.
  • Next, place a medium heavy bottom pot or dutch over medium heat.
  • Once the pot is warm, add 4 tablespoons of butter and melt. Once melted, add the flour and cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes. Stir constantly with a whisk. While still whisking, add the chicken broth. Stir to combine.
  • Add the heavy cream, stir to combine, and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • Add the broccoli, carrots, and cooked onion. Add nutmeg. Add salt and pepper to taste. Cook over low heat for 20-25 minutes. Stirring occasionally.
  • Once done, you can leave the soup chunky or blend about 1/2 of the soup, by adding it to a blender or using an immersion blender. After blessing the soup, stir it in for a smoother soup.
  • Return to low heat and add the cheddar cheese.
  • Serve warm with extra cheddar cheese.
  • Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 357kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 763mg | Potassium: 471mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 6555IU | Vitamin C: 44.4mg | Calcium: 387mg | Iron: 1mg