Cheesy Broccoli-Cauliflower Soup

Serving size: 2-3


  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ½ tsp. Dijon mustard
  • ⅛ tsp. Smoked paprika
  • 12 oz. bag of frozen mixed broccoli and cauliflower
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • ½ cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • Salt & Pepper

Cooking Steps:

  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, mustard, and smoked paprika. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the onion has softened.
  2. Add the chicken broth and the bag of frozen broccoli and cauliflower to the pot. Bring to a simmer, then cover and turn the heat down to low. Simmer for 15-20 minutes, until the broccoli and cauliflower are very soft.
  3. Pour the soup mixture into a blender and add the cheeses and ½ tsp. Salt. Blend to the consistency of your liking. You can add a little water to thin the soup out, if needed. Add additional salt and pepper to taste and serve.

Special note from the recipe creator, Morgan Swingen:

“This recipe is easy and delicious. It also contains many vitamins, nutrients, and fiber from the broccoli and cauliflower, and doesn’t contain any cream or half-and-half like other recipes. This recipe is easy to make, easy to eat, and is a crowd-pleaser.”

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