This Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheese Soup is thick, creamy, cheesy & packed with tons of flavor. Only 10 minutes prep to get this easy delicious comfort food into the slow cooker. Gluten Free & Easy.
And when it comes to the Fall & Winter months this Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheese Soup is HIGH on my list of favorites.
So I always add this to the rotation of easy comfort meals.
Cause anytime I can throw a few ingredients into the crock pot and call it dinner…. Hey, I’m in!
Especially when it involves lots of cheese & broccoli. 😉
And even though there are a ton of recipes already out there for broccoli cheese soup, I know I know, but….
I wanted to make yet another simpler version that wouldn’t compromise flavor.
Plus it had to be GF & Vegetarian.
Hence in comes one of my favorite kitchen tools of all time… tada the slow cooker, with my food processor running a close second.
And actually you guys love this Spicy Crock Pot Cauliflower Mac n Cheese made in the slow cooker so much that I knew you were into using one.
But seriously anytime you want an easy comfort dinner I highly recommend it!
Even though I know the Instant Pot seems to be all the rage now, I’ve been a bit slow jumping on that bandwagon.
Cause I guess I’m really just a little ole school when it comes to certain things…. especially involving my kitchen tools. 😆
And yes, please keep me away from the mandolin slicer… only hubby is allowed use of that one.
But this Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheese Soup is…..
- Super easy to make with only 10 minutes prep
- Perfect for the upcoming cooler temps
- Family friendly
- Cheesy, creamy & loaded with Broccoli
- Great served leftover
- Delicious as a topping on baked potatoes
- Gluten Free
Plus with all the amazing health benefits of Broccoli you really can’t go wrong with this.
Since Broccoli is:
- Low in digestible carbs yet provides a decent amount of fiber
- High in Vitamins & Minerals such as Vitamin C, K1 & B9
- Loaded with Potassium, Manganese & Iron
- Good for Eye health
- Also High in Plant compounds which may reduce risk factors for disease
So lots of great reasons to give this Broccoli Cheese Soup a try. And please let me know in the comments below if you make this recipe by star rating it.
This Broccoli Cheese Soup only requires about 10 minutes prep and just throw it in the slow cooker. A creamy, cheesy delicious bowl of comfort food perfect for any night.
- 16 ounces broccoli florets
- 1 cup chopped carrots - (about 2 medium carrots)
- 1 medium yellow onion diced
- 2 cloves garlic chopped
- 3 cups vegetable broth
- 4 ounces cream cheese
- 1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
- 1/4 tsp. thyme
- 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
- 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese shredded
- 1/3 cup half & half cream
- 2 tbsp. organic corn starch
- salt & pepper to taste
Place broccoli florets, carrots, onion, garlic, vegetable broth, cream cheese, greek yogurt, thyme & garlic powder in slow cooker.
Cook on High setting 3 hours till veggies are tender.
Turn off slow cooker and using an immersion blender mix until vegetables are broken down to desired consistency.
Meanwhile in small bowl add half & half cream and mix in cornstarch.
Stir till the cornstarch is dissolved.
Add cream, and shredded cheddar cheese to slow cooker.
Turn back on Low setting and cook another 30 minutes till cheese melted and thick & creamy.
Taste for salt & pepper and add as needed.
Can use fresh or frozen broccoli florets.
Can be stored in covered bowl in fridge for up to 5 days.