Most Pinned on Pinterest Panera Broccoli Cheese Soup

Most Pinned on Pinterest Panera Broccoli Cheese Soup

Serves 4
Prep time 30 minutes
Cook time 40 minutes
Total time 1 hours, 10 minutes
Dietary Vegan, Vegetarian
Meal type Soup
Misc Child Friendly, Serve Hot
This soup is most pinned on Pinterest. Panera Bread's famous Broccoli Cheese Soup is full of creamy and cheesy goodness.


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 Medium onion (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2lb fresh broccoli
  • 1 cup carrot (grated)
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 8oz sharp cheddar cheese (grated)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • toasted bread


Step 1
Melt 1 tbs of butter in a skillet on medium heat.
Step 2
Add onion and saute till golden color, set aside.
Step 3
Melt 1/4 cup butter in a big pot add flour and cook for 3 minutes whisking constantly.
Step 4
Slowly add broth whisking it with flour, then add half-and-half, simmer for 20 minutes.
Step 5
Add onion, broccoli, and carrots. Cook on a low heat for 20 minutes.
Step 6
Season with salt and pepper to taste and nutmeg.
Step 7
Add cheese and serve with toasted bread.