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Easy Homemade Broccoli Cheddar Soup in Black Pot

One Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup

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Quick, easy broccoli cheddar soup recipe, homemade with simple ingredients in one pot on stovetop in 30 minutes. Rich, creamy comfort food!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword broccoli soup, cheese soup, homemade soup
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Servings 4 People
Calories 561
Author Abeer Rizvi


  • 1/4 cup Butter Unsalted
  • 1/2 cup Onion Finely chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic Finely minced
  • 4 tbsp All-purpose flour
  • 2 cups Broth Chicken or vegetable, Low sodium
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 1/4 tsp Paprika
  • 3 cups Broccoli florets Cut into small florets
  • 1 Carrot Medium size, Peeled, Grated or Finely chopped or Thinly sliced
  • 2 cups Half and half Or use whole milk
  • 2 cups Cheddar cheese Full fat, Use block of cheese, Freshly shredded


  • Heat butter in a large nonstick pot over medium-high heat until fully melted.
  • Add the onion, garlic and saute for a few minutes until garlic is fragrant and onion is softened.
  • Add flour and mix for 1-2 minutes until the flour becomes golden brown.
  • Mix in broth, salt, pepper, paprika, broccoli, carrots.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Then, reduce heat to medium-low and cook uncovered for about 15 minutes or until the broccoli and carrots are tender.
  • Add half and half and cheddar cheese.
  • Cook uncovered for a few more minutes until cheese is fully melted.
  • Garnish with additional black pepper and paprika. Enjoy!


  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 2 days and reheated in the microwave or stovetop. Additional broth may need to be added to thin it out again. 


Calories: 561kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 28g | Cholesterol: 135mg | Sodium: 1006mg | Potassium: 515mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 4643IU | Vitamin C: 65mg | Calcium: 584mg | Iron: 1mg