The Best Creamy Broccoli Cheese Soup

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If you don’t already like Broccoli, you might change your mind once you eat this delicious Creamy Broccoli Cheese Soup recipe. Healthy dinner recipes with veggies are an excellent way to sneak in all the essential nutrients in family meals. This broccoli soup is comfort food for days because it’s creamy and wholesome for any meal. It’s also a quick dinner option to consider making for busy weeknights because it comes together in no time. A bowl of this delicious hot soup with a piece of garlic or sourdough bread, grilled meat or salad for lunch or dinner will make a comforting meal. You could also pre-make this delicious broccoli soup recipe in bulk and freeze it just so that you have a healthy meal readily available whenever you are too busy to cook. Healthy dinner recipes made from scratch are a huge advantage when it comes to family dinner ideas because they taste nothing like store-bought meals filled with preservatives and artificial flavors.

Broccoli is one of the most amazing vegetables with many nutrients in it, and there is no better reason for including it more in our diet other than the nutritional content of broccoli. A serving size of half a cup of broccoli has only 27 calories and provides good carbs for the body. The nutritional content of broccoli mainly comes from vitamin A, B, and C. It's also very high in other essential minerals and dietary fibre.

You can modify the flavors in this soup and add spices of your choice such as a dash of paprika, black pepper, cumin powder, garlic powder, fresh garlic, etc. For extra nutrition, you could add veggies like mushrooms if you wish or diced bell peppers for a little crunch. You can even add chilli flakes to make it mildly spicy. Make it healthier by adding greens like chopped kale, spinach, or even arugula. Throw in spicy minced Italian pork sausages or peppered or smoked bacon bits in addition to it. If you don't like the idea of smoked bacon bits, you can add Hickory liquid smoke instead for that extra smokey taste and aroma in this soup recipe. You can even add ground turkey, crabmeat, or grilled chicken to enhance the flavors in this recipe. Although you can, by all means, make this soup meatless as well by adding tofu bits or vegan sausages. You can also add different types of beans like Kidney beans, black beans or white beans that are an excellent source of protein, iron, and dietary fiber.

Thanks to Sandra at the A Dash of Sanity recipe blog for sharing this Best Creamy Broccoli Cheese Soup recipe with us. Do visit Sandra’s blog for more healthy dinner recipes that make great family dinner ideas. Since this broccoli soup recipe is so healthy, it's a good idea to incorporate it frequently into your diet. Plus, it is also straightforward and easy to make as well. Enjoy a delicious bowl of this broccoli soup for dinner tonight!

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