A simple recipe for broccoli-cheese soup involves combining shredded cheese with milk, spices and fresh or frozen broccoli florets. Cheddar is the most commonly used cheese in broccoli-cheese soup, but it can be substituted.
For a simple broccoli-cheese soup GimmeSomeOven provides an easy-to-follow recipe on its website. The ingredients needed for this recipe include 2 cups of fresh or frozen chopped broccoli florets, 3 cups of vegetable or chicken stock, one diced small onion, one can of evaporated milk, 2 cups of shredded sharp cheddar cheese, and generous pinches of salt and pepper.
Stir together the broccoli florets, onions and stock in a saucepan over medium heat until it comes to a boil. Reduce the heat and allow the mixture to simmer for five minutes or until the onions are tender. Add the evaporated milk, and continue cooking for three minutes. Remove the mixture from the heat, and gradually stir in the cheddar cheese until it melts. Season the soup with salt and pepper, and serve it warm.
AllRecipes also provides a simple recipe for broccoli-cheese soup. The ingredients needed for this recipe include 1/2 stick of butter, one chopped onion, one package of frozen chopped broccoli, four cans of chicken broth, 1 pound of cubed processed cheese, 2 cups of milk, 1 tablespoon of garlic powder, 2/3 cup of cornstarch and 1 cup of water.
Melt the butter in a stockpot, and cook the onions and broccoli until the onions are tender. Cover the mixture with the chicken broth, and simmer it for 10 to 15 minutes until the broccoli is tender. Stir in cheese cubes until melted, and mix in garlic powder and milk. In a bowl, dissolve the cornstarch in water, and stir it into the soup until it becomes thick.