Broccoli: You can use frozen broccoli in this recipe. Easy . 2 heads broccoli 6-8 cups after being cut or can use 14-16 ounces of frozen broccoli 2 carrots shred with a cheese grater or dice small. but I think that’s a big mistake. Feel free to use either fresh or frozen broccoli in this dish. I used frozen veg and a combination of cheese and cream. Broccoli Cheddar Soup. Not counting the seasonings, it just takes 5 things you probably already have at home: a bag of frozen broccoli, chicken broth, an onion, celery and carrots. This Creamy Vegan Broccoli Soup is perfect for chilly weather. Using broccoli florets is better than frozen chopped broccoli, which in my opinion is full of broccoli stalks. If you are running the soup through an immersion blender to smooth completely, you are good. Broccoli Soup freezes really well (Allow it to cool before freezing and be careful not to leave it at room temperature for over an hour to avoid bacteria). Frozen broccoli may also add extra moisture to your soup, making it slightly thinner. It’s easy to make, like most soups, and is perfectly delicious on its own, but I like to serve it with a little helping of grated mature cheddar cheese and some very good crusty bread. I use frozen broccoli florets that I hand chop. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in medium sized stock pot, and saute onion and celery until tender. I haven’t tried this soup with frozen broccoli, but I think it would be fine. Nigella's Broccoli And Stilton Soup (from NIGELLA EXPRESS) is a quick to make soup that uses frozen broccoli florets. With some leftover I decided to freeze it for another day. Saute onion: Melt butter in pot over medium-high heat. Label with the date so you know when to use them by, up to 3 months is ideal but can be longer. Vintage Cheddar: Any sharp tasting cheese can be used. Just toss the broccoli in frozen, and keep the cook time the same. broccoli ~ some recipes call for frozen broccoli (Nigella!) What you’ll need for broccoli and blue cheese soup. The broccoli and cheese soup will keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days. Thank you for sharing. Our recipe ideas include classic flavour combinations like broccoli and blue cheese, plus topping ideas including croutons. I’ll admit, I normally shy away from frozen broccoli, but it works perfectly here. It will just take a little bit longer to come to pressure is all. Most are 12 to 14 oz. Can Broccoli Soup Be Frozen? This is a rich, creamy soup ready in 30 minutes. Sometimes recipes like Broccoli Cheese Soup can seem overwhelming with lots of steps, but this one is straight-forward and to the point. Use frozen vegetables to keep things super simple. It’s awesome! Broccoli: You can use fresh or frozen broccoli.Make sure to cut them into florets to they become more flavorful when blended. 319 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating. But most people don't do that; I believe the broccoli needs to fit in a spoon. It would also be a time saver since you don’t have to chop it. How to Make Broccoli Cheese Soup. Freezing broccoli cheese soup: This soup can be frozen by putting it into freezer bags or airtight freezer containers. The result? Plus, this simple-to-follow recipe rivals the original in terms of flavor, and at a fraction of the cost. Chicken broth or beef broth can also be used if desired. You can either give the frozen broccoli a quick steam before adding or toss the frozen florets in with the chicken broth on STEP 1. This copycat version of Panera’s broccoli cheddar soup makes the fan-favorite dish easy to enjoy anytime. It makes enough for 6 people, so if you’re preparing it for a larger crowd, you definitely need to double the recipe. 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