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Better Than Panera Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 Onion diced
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 1/4 cup Flour
  • 2 stalks celery sliced thin
  • 1 cup Shredded carrots
  • 4 cups Chicken broth
  • 1 cup Heavy cream
  • 1-1 1/2 lbs Broccoli
  • 2 small garlic cloves pressed or minced
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 cups Shredded sharp cheddar
  • 4 oz American or Velveeta cheese yes, just do it

Instructions

  • Saute onion, carrots, celery, and butter in a large pot over medium heat.
  • Stir and cook until translucent.
  • Stir again.
  • Add flour, and stir.
  • Pour in broth, and add spices.
  • Add broccoli
  • Let it simmer over medium-low heat for about ten minutes before adding the cheese and cream.
  • Let it simmer for another ten minutes.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste. Bon Appetit!