Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe

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4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 medium yellow onion, chopped ½ teaspoon sea salt Freshly ground black pepper 3 garlic cloves, chopped ¼ cup all-purpose flour 2 cups whole milk or unsweetened almond milk 2 cups vegetable broth 3 cups chopped broccoli florets 1 large carrot, julienned or finely chopped ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard 8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese, about 2 heaping cups Homemade croutons, for serving, optional

Ingredients

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Melt butter in a big pot on medium heat.

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Add onion, salt, and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes until onion is soft.

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Add garlic, cook for 1 more minute.

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Stir in flour until it turns golden.

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Slowly pour in milk while whisking.

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Add broth, broccoli, carrot, and mustard. Mix well.

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Let it simmer for 15 to 20 minutes until broccoli is soft.

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Add cheese gradually, stirring until melted and soup is creamy.

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