Broccoli Cheese Soup

This is probably my favorite soup recipe that I have. I love a homemade soup recipe. No canned soup can compete with this one, and most restaurants fall short of this broccoli cheese soup recipe. I love to sit on the couch after a long day of being productive and have a warm soup. It is sure to warm your soul. This soup is good served with Saltine crackers. This is my first recipe that I am sharing with the internet, and this one means the most to me. Enjoy!

Serves: about 6 people

Ingredients:
2 broccoli crowns
1 onion
3 cups chicken stock
1/4 tsp Worcestershire sauce
8 tbsp unsalted butter
8 tbsp flour
2 cups milk
8 oz American cheese
6 oz medium cheddar cheese
3/8 tsp black pepper
(optional) Saltine crackers for dunking, breaking, or whatever in the soup

Tools:
Large pot
Wooden spoon
Ladle for serving
Cutting board
Large chopping knife
Stove

Quickest Way Directions:
1.  Using large pot melt butter on low.
2. Chop broccoli and onion and add to pot. Stir with spoon until onions start to look clear and/or broccoli softens a little.
3. Add Worcestershire sauce and black pepper.
4. Add flour. Stir and turn up heat on stove to medium/high. Be sure to stir constantly for about a minute.
5. Add chicken stock and milk. Keep stirring. Once combined, put heat down to low.
6. Cut the cheese. Add it to pot. Put heat to medium/high and keep stirring.
7. Bring to a boil to ensure everything in the pot has married.
8. Turn off heat and you’re done!

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