The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Chicken Broccoli Cheese Soup

5.00 Mitt(s) 1 Rating(s)1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

4
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

Cheesy and comforting broccoli soup!

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon Olive Oil
  • 1 pound Chicken, Cut Into Bite Sized Chunks
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter
  • ½ cups Onions, Diced
  • ½ cups Carrots, Diced
  • 1 head Broccoli, Chopped
  • 4 cups Chicken Broth
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 2 cups Half-and-half
  • 3 Tablespoons Flour
  • 2 cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese

Preparation

In a Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken and cook pieces 5-6 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove chicken and set aside.

Add butter to the Dutch oven. When butter has melted, stir in onions and carrots. Cook for about 5 minutes or until soft. Stir in broccoli, broth, water and salt. Bring to a boil and simmer for about 10 minutes or until broccoli is soft.

Break up broccoli into small bits by inserting an immersion blender into the soup. Or, remove about 1 cup of soup and puree in a blender, without the center part of the blender lid in place to allow steam to escape. Run blender with a clean towel over the lid. Return blended soup to the Dutch oven. Repeat if you prefer.

In a measuring cup, combine half-and-half and flour, whisking until smooth. Stir mixture into soup. Add shredded cheese and stir until cheese has melted. Add in chicken and serve.

One Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Profile photo of marymc1952

marymc1952 on 11.19.2013

Sounds interesting. I am liking broccoli more and more these days. Wondering if you ever tried Swiss or any other cheese other than cheddar? I like all kinds of cheese.

One Review

You must be logged in to post a review.

Profile photo of Jenelle Miller

Jenelle Miller on 10.30.2013

mmm…yes it is delicious. I had leftover chicken, so I just skipped the first part and it was just as good!

Related Recipes

Back to Basics Butternut Squash Soup
Profile Photo by Becky Mollenkamp in Soups
This super simple recipe incorporates only the most common elements of...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy


Chicken and Zucchini Dumpling Soup
Profile Photo by samantha Kment in Soups
Tender chicken and zucchini-garlic biscuits swim together in a low-fat creamy...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 9 Level: Easy


Roasted Garlic and Cauliflower Soup with Anchovy-Buttered Toast
Profile Photo by Denise in Soups
A healthy and delicious vegetarian soup. Packed with a ton of...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy


Thai Coconut Tofu Vegetable Soup
Profile Photo by Joyce@Light Orange Bean in Soups
Serving this light, appetizing soup is a great way to start...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 3 Level: Easy


Roasted Tomato Soup
Profile Photo by Show Me the Yummy in Soups
Ultra creamy roasted tomato soup! A healthy and hearty soup to...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 4 Level: Easy