Swiss 'n' Cheddar Broccoli Soup Recipe
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Swiss 'n' Cheddar Broccoli Soup Recipe

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With two varieties of cheese—Swiss and cheddar—this soup is doubly delicious! I'm sure it will become a favorite in your home.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 4 cups water, divided
  • 4 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 6 cups frozen chopped broccoli
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 cups shredded Swiss cheese
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 217 calories, 12g fat (8g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 744mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 13g protein .


  1. In a large saucepan, combine 3 cups water and bouillon; heat until bouillon is dissolved. Add broccoli; cover and cook over low heat until tender, about 8 minutes. stir in milk, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Combine flour and remaining water; stir into soup. Cook and stir over medium heat for 3 minutes or until thick and bubbly. Remove from the heat. Add cheeses; stir until melted. Yield: 8 servings (2 quarts).
Originally published as Swiss 'n' Cheddar Broccoli Soup in Home-Style Soups, Salad and Sandwiches Cookbook 1996, p37

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DDPLoeches 241082
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2016

"I cooked the broccoli separately in a small amount of water, heated the other ingredients except for the flour and one cup of water (and cheeses), and when the broccoli was tender, I combined it all, brought it to a boil, and turned it off and added cheeses. (I didn't add nutmeg.) My family all really enjoyed it."

germanycook 46387
Reviewed Feb. 17, 2014

"Tried this recipe because my sister loves making it.... and it is incredible! I only used 3 cups skim milk and pureed it before eating, it was so delicious and the broccoli taste was really fresh."

blessednest 47921
Reviewed May. 15, 2010

"This was the best swiss and cheddar broccoli soup I've ever made. I've been using it now for more than 2 years and it's my family's favorite."

suekg 21235
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2009

"This needed a whole new approach to make it edible. After you cook the broccoli dump the water. Make a roux on the side with 1/2 cup butter and other ingredients.(omit the water, just milk and spices) Remove from heat and add broccoli to roux, cheese to all. As written it's really bad."

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