Broccoli Cheddar Soup
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp good quality olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks with leaves, chopped
  • 1 head broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 Tbsp fresh thyme
  • 32 oz chicken stock
  • ½ C cream
  • ½ C grated cheddar cheese + more for topping
  • kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Heat a large dutch oven or soup pan over medium heat. Add butter and olive oil. Add onions and chopped celery and sautee for 5 minutes until onions become transluscent.
  2. Add broccoli, thyme and chicken stock and bring to a boil. Reduce to heat to simmer, cover for 10 minutes until brocolli is cooked through.
  3. Remove from heat and use an immersion blender or transfer soup to a blender to puree.
  4. Return soup to pot and add cream, cheese and season with S&P. Serve immediately
Recipe by Good Thyme Kitchen at http://www.goodthymekitchen.com/broccoli-cheddar-soup/