Homemade Clean Eating Broccoli and Cheese Soup

With this homemade clean eating broccolit and cheese soup, you can have a quick and easy, healthy dinner on the table in no time. Filled with yummy broccoli and carrots, and finished with lots of freshly shredded real cheddar cheese, you can't get a better savory soup that your kids will love.

This is one of those dishes my children ask for over and over again, and it’s a good one. My toddler calls this cheese soup. This particular recipe is also an easy one to toss together any night of the week as we always have these ingredients on hand. Carrots and broccoli are some of the cheapest and most common vegetables on the market, and so they are ones we use in just about everything.


Soup is such a comforting dish, and an easy one to toss together on a busy weeknight when you have so much else going on. It doesn’t need to be a cold winter night to enjoy a nice hot, creamy bowl of soup, but it surely helps. There’s just something about tucking into the warmth of a creamy, delicious cheese dish that satisfies the soul.

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And this can be made in the crockpot, Instant Pot, or even on the stove if you wish. In the crockpot or Instant Pot, I would simply omit the cheese and milk until after it has cooked and you are ready to eat it. Dairy doesn’t do incredibly well when cooked all day long or at extremely high temperatures. But how easy would it be to toss your milk and cheese in when you get home and stir to melt?

Let me show you how I make mine!

With this homemade clean eating broccolit and cheese soup, you can have a quick and easy, healthy dinner on the table in no time. Filled with yummy broccoli and carrots, and finished with lots of freshly shredded real cheddar cheese, you can't get a better savory soup that your kids will love. With this homemade clean eating broccolit and cheese soup, you can have a quick and easy, healthy dinner on the table in no time. Filled with yummy broccoli and carrots, and finished with lots of freshly shredded real cheddar cheese, you can't get a better savory soup that your kids will love.
I start two pans with melted butter, a saute pan and a pot. Here a cheated and put crumbled dehydrated onions in my pan instead of fresh onions.
With this homemade clean eating broccolit and cheese soup, you can have a quick and easy, healthy dinner on the table in no time. Filled with yummy broccoli and carrots, and finished with lots of freshly shredded real cheddar cheese, you can't get a better savory soup that your kids will love. With this homemade clean eating broccolit and cheese soup, you can have a quick and easy, healthy dinner on the table in no time. Filled with yummy broccoli and carrots, and finished with lots of freshly shredded real cheddar cheese, you can't get a better savory soup that your kids will love.
In the pot, I added flour and mixed with a whisk.
With this homemade clean eating broccolit and cheese soup, you can have a quick and easy, healthy dinner on the table in no time. Filled with yummy broccoli and carrots, and finished with lots of freshly shredded real cheddar cheese, you can't get a better savory soup that your kids will love. With this homemade clean eating broccolit and cheese soup, you can have a quick and easy, healthy dinner on the table in no time. Filled with yummy broccoli and carrots, and finished with lots of freshly shredded real cheddar cheese, you can't get a better savory soup that your kids will love.
Then a added milk and whisked out all of the lumps, and slowly added in my chicken stock.
With this homemade clean eating broccolit and cheese soup, you can have a quick and easy, healthy dinner on the table in no time. Filled with yummy broccoli and carrots, and finished with lots of freshly shredded real cheddar cheese, you can't get a better savory soup that your kids will love. With this homemade clean eating broccolit and cheese soup, you can have a quick and easy, healthy dinner on the table in no time. Filled with yummy broccoli and carrots, and finished with lots of freshly shredded real cheddar cheese, you can't get a better savory soup that your kids will love.
Once the onions were soft, I added them into my sauce and grated my carrots.
With this homemade clean eating broccolit and cheese soup, you can have a quick and easy, healthy dinner on the table in no time. Filled with yummy broccoli and carrots, and finished with lots of freshly shredded real cheddar cheese, you can't get a better savory soup that your kids will love.With this homemade clean eating broccolit and cheese soup, you can have a quick and easy, healthy dinner on the table in no time. Filled with yummy broccoli and carrots, and finished with lots of freshly shredded real cheddar cheese, you can't get a better savory soup that your kids will love.
I added them into my sauce and chopped the broccoli.
With this homemade clean eating broccolit and cheese soup, you can have a quick and easy, healthy dinner on the table in no time. Filled with yummy broccoli and carrots, and finished with lots of freshly shredded real cheddar cheese, you can't get a better savory soup that your kids will love. With this homemade clean eating broccolit and cheese soup, you can have a quick and easy, healthy dinner on the table in no time. Filled with yummy broccoli and carrots, and finished with lots of freshly shredded real cheddar cheese, you can't get a better savory soup that your kids will love.
 I then added in the broccoli and cooked over medium heat for 20 minutes until all of the veggies were soft.
With this homemade clean eating broccolit and cheese soup, you can have a quick and easy, healthy dinner on the table in no time. Filled with yummy broccoli and carrots, and finished with lots of freshly shredded real cheddar cheese, you can't get a better savory soup that your kids will love. With this homemade clean eating broccolit and cheese soup, you can have a quick and easy, healthy dinner on the table in no time. Filled with yummy broccoli and carrots, and finished with lots of freshly shredded real cheddar cheese, you can't get a better savory soup that your kids will love.
Meanwhile, I grated my cheese. Once the veggies were done, I added the cheese in and stirred until it was all melted.
With this homemade clean eating broccolit and cheese soup, you can have a quick and easy, healthy dinner on the table in no time. Filled with yummy broccoli and carrots, and finished with lots of freshly shredded real cheddar cheese, you can't get a better savory soup that your kids will love.
Now it’s your turn!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup real butter
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 cups broth
  • 2 broccoli crowns, chopped
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 2 1/2 cups cheese, grated
  • pinch pink Himalayan salt

Instructions

  1. Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Chop your onion and add it to your saucepan. Cook your onions until they are transparent.
  3. Melt 1/4 cup of butter in a large pot over medium heat.
  4. Once melted, add your flour and combine using a whisk.
  5. Now add in your milk and whisk together to remove any lumps.
  6. Add in your broth, a little at a time, and mix with a whisk.
  7. Once finished, dump in your onions and stir.
  8. On the side, grate your carrots and add them to your pot.
  9. Chop your broccoli and add it to the pot as well.
  10. Stir and cook over medium for about 20 minutes until all veggies are cooked through.
  11. Meanwhile, grate your cheese.
  12. Add your cheese to the pot and mix for a few more minutes, until melted.
  13. Salt your soup and stir. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 304
Calories from Fat 20
% Daily Value *
Fat 3 g 1%
Carbohydrates 11 g 4%
Sugar 5 g
Fiber 1 g 4%
Protein 14 g 28%
Cholesterol 70 mg 23%
Sodium 30 mg 10%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.
With this homemade clean eating broccolit and cheese soup, you can have a quick and easy, healthy dinner on the table in no time. Filled with yummy broccoli and carrots, and finished with lots of freshly shredded real cheddar cheese, you can't get a better savory soup that your kids will love.

Writing up this recipe makes me hungry for some more broccoli cheese soup. It is about time to make it again! We like ours with thick French bread or some homemade garlic bread. This is one of our favorite dishes and so it’s gets made quite frequently. We are a huge cheese kind of family as well, that doesn’t help.

What makes this recipe stand out is that we use fresh broccoli and real cheddar cheese. We don’t use processed food at all in our house. And honestly, this soup tastes 1000x better with fresh broccoli and grated carrots, and freshly grated cheddar cheese in it. The flavors really pop and you can actually taste the yummy veggies. It’s also a great deal healthier for you without added sodium, sugar and chemicals.

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This soup really comes together quickly and easily that it makes the perfect meal for a busy evening. If you wanted, you could even pour these ingredients into your Instant Pot or crockpot without the cheese and milk. You would simply make your sauce with your butter, flour and chicken stock, and add the dairy when you got home, or just before serving your soup. Yum!

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With this homemade clean eating broccolit and cheese soup, you can have a quick and easy, healthy dinner on the table in no time. Filled with yummy broccoli and carrots, and finished with lots of freshly shredded real cheddar cheese, you can't get a better savory soup that your kids will love.

 

 

 


4 thoughts on “Homemade Clean Eating Broccoli and Cheese Soup”

  • Broccoli could be a challenging ingredient to introduce in a diet, but this soups seems to be the perfect way to do it, thanks for sharing 🙂

    • It certainly is! You should check out my Beef and Broccoli and Ham and Broccoli Casserole for some more yummy ideas for incorporating broccoli! 🙂

  • I am trying to get in the healthy eating mode which includes reducing the processed foods. Thank you for this recipe.

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