Cream of Broccoli Soup in 30 Minutes

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5 from 2 votes
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

This easy Cream of Broccoli soup can be made in  30 minutes.  It’s one of my favorite quick and easy dinner ideas.

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One of the best things about fall is that it is finally soup season again!

Don’t get me wrong… I eat soup all summer long. But there is just something about a big bowl of warm, comforting soup to take away the chill from a blustery fall day.

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Easy Cream of Broccoli Soup - It Is a Keeper

One of the best things about this recipe is there aren’t many steps.

The entire recipe can be made in under 30 minutes start to finish. Plus, it’s very versatile. You can add whatever toppings you choose. I like to serve ours with crumbled bacon and grated cheddar cheese.

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Because broccoli is packed full of natural fiber, this soup really fills you up.

I used Swanson Cream StarterTM to make this recipe even easier.  It is the perfect base for so many recipes, such as these.

Easy Cream of Broccoli Soup - It Is a Keeper

Here’s how to make this Cream of Broccoli Soup in 30 Minutes:
5 from 2 votes

30 Minute Cream of Broccoli Soup

Yield: 4 servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
Quick, warm and delicious.
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  • 1 whole onion, diced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 26.1 oz . Swanson Cream StarterTM
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 heads broccoli, cut into florets
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • ½ tsp . salt
  • ½ tsp . black pepper


  • Melt butter in a large dutch oven or soup pot over medium heat.
  • Add onions and cooking for 3-4 minutes.
  • Pour in Swanson Cream StarterTM and chicken broth.
  • Add nutmeg, salt and pepper and whisk to combine.
  • Add broccoli.
  • Reduce heat to low and cover pot. Simmer for 20 minutes, or until the broccoli is tender.
  • Use an immersion blender to puree the soup to the desired consistency. Or, use a blender to puree the soup.
  • Top with garnishes of your choice such as crumbled bacon or grated cheddar cheese.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 369kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 1776mg | Potassium: 1150mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 2495IU | Vitamin C: 273mg | Calcium: 182mg | Iron: 4mg
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: American

This blog post is sponsored by Swanson®.

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