. Cheesy Bacon Broccoli Soup
Broccoli and bacon are two timeless flavors that work exceptionally well together. When combined in the creamy cheesy goodness of soup, these two flavors become one sweet and savory powerhouse. If you’re looking for an easy, comforting soup that both adults and kids will love, creamy Cheesy Bacon Broccoli Soup is the way to go.
This savory soup is made with fresh broccoli, crispy bacon, sharp cheddar cheese, and rich cream. With its dreamy texture and full creamy flavor, this delicious soup will surely satisfy your appetite. Plus, it requires minimal prep time and only takes about a half-hour to make, so you can enjoy a delicious soup in no time.
Whether you want to have a cozy weekend lunch or a cozy winter dinner – Cheesy Bacon Broccoli Soup will do the job and leave everyone feeling content and happy. Without further ado, let’s get into the recipe.
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup onion, minced
3 slices thick-cut bacon, chopped
1 large head of broccoli, chopped
3 cups vegetable broth
1 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Salt to taste
1. In a large pot over medium heat, heat olive oil. Add diced onions and chopped bacon, cooking until bacon is browned and crisp.
2. Add the broccoli to the pot and cook for 3-4 minutes.
3. Pour in the vegetable broth and stir.
4. In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the cream, flour, and cheese until smooth.
5. Slowly add the cream mixture to the soup pot and stir until everything is well combined.
6. Add the black pepper, garlic powder, nutmeg, and salt. Simmer the soup on medium-low heat for 15 minutes.
7. Serve the Cheesy Bacon Broccoli Soup hot, with some extra cheese and bacon crumble on top if desired.
This Cheesy Bacon Broccoli Soup is creamy, savory, and oh-so-delicious. The combination of bacon, broccoli, and rich, cheesy cream is absolute perfection. Not only that, it’s surprisingly easy and quick to make. All you have to do is chop the vegetables, sauté the bacon and onion, stir together the cream and cheese, and let everything simmer to make the soup.
Pair this creamy, luscious soup with hearty homemade bread or light croutons, and enjoy its hearty, comforting flavor. It’s the kind of soup that will quickly become a new family favorite. For an even more indulgent experience, add a little extra cheese on top. Enjoy!