Slow-Cooker Cheesy Broccoli Soup

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 3 hours


4 servings

Updated: Sep. 23, 2022
When I want soup at a restaurant, it’s broccoli-cheese all the way. When I make it at home it’s creamy cheesy, exactly how I like it. —Kristen Hills, Layton, UT
Slow-Cooker Cheesy Broccoli Soup Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cups finely chopped fresh broccoli
  • 3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (8 ounces) Velveeta, cubed
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Additional shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese


  1. In a small skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook and stir 3-4 minutes or until tender. Transfer to a 3- or 4-qt. slow cooker. Add broccoli, broth, milk and pepper.
  2. Cook, covered, on low 3-4 hours or until broccoli is tender. Stir in Velveeta until melted. Add next 2 ingredients; stir until melted. Just before serving, stir soup to combine. Top servings with additional cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Facts

1-3/4 cups: 675 calories, 49g fat (30g saturated fat), 165mg cholesterol, 1964mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 2g fiber), 39g protein.

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