You'll never go back to Panera's broccoli cheddar soup after making this one! It's loaded with hearty vegetables, creamy soup, cheese and most importantly Elijah's Roasted Pepper to tie it all together!
Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe | Elijah's Xtreme
5 Tbsp butter
1 medium yellow onion, diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup diced carrots
Salt and pepper, to taste
1/3 cup all purpose flour
3 cups chicken broth or stock
4 cups broccoli florets
2 cups heavy cream
1/3 cup sour cream
1 Tbsp Elijah's Xtreme Original Roasted Pepper Hot Sauce
2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
Melt the butter in a large pot over medium-low heat.
Add diced onion, carrots, garlic and a pinch of salt and pepper then stir.
Cover the pot and allow vegetables to cook for 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Turn the heat up to medium and sprinkle flour over the vegetables and cook, whisking constantly for 2 minutes.
Slowly whisk in the chicken stock. Add the broccoli and simmer for 5-6 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a medium bowl whisk together the heavy cream, sour cream, dijon mustard, and Elijah’s Xtreme Original Roasted Pepper Hot Sauce. Add 1 ladle full of the broth from the soup and whisk to combine.
Pour the bowl into the soup while whisking constantly. Add more salt and pepper to taste.
Remove pot from heat and stir in the shredded cheese until fully melted and smooth.
Pour in bowls, serve and enjoy!