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3.88 from 31 votes

Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheese Soup

Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheese Soup is the ultimate EASY comfort food! Creamy, cheesy, and loaded with broccoli, this soup is a hug in a bowl!
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 1068kcal
Author Becky Hardin

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 3/4 cups diced onion
  • 3/4 cup diced celery
  • 2 tablespoons diced garlic
  • 6 Tbsp flour I used whole wheat
  • 24 ounces cans evaporated milk 2-12 oz cans
  • 5 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 5 cups diced broccoli
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 14 oz shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 oz shredded Monterrey jack cheese
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Sour cream more cheese, and cilantro for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  • In a large skillet, heat butter over medium heat. Add celery and onion and stir until translucent and soft, about 3 minutes.
  • Add garlic and flour, whisking to combine. Continue to whisk as you pour in the evaporated milk and whisk until fully combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cook the sauce until thickened, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Pour sauce into slow cooker and add chicken broth and broccoli. Stir to combine. Cook on high for 3 hours or on low for 6 hours.
  • Turn off heat and stir in cream. Stir in all the cheese (in batches) stirring to melt and combine.
  • Serve hot garnished with sour cream, cilantro, and more cheese if desired.
  • Enjoy!

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Notes

inspired and adapted from Cooking Classy

Nutrition

Calories: 1068kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 78g | Saturated Fat: 48g | Cholesterol: 247mg | Sodium: 1162mg | Potassium: 1380mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 3215IU | Vitamin C: 108.7mg | Calcium: 1376mg | Iron: 3.2mg