• 15servings
  • 20minutes
  • 295calories

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Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 1/2 (16 ounce) packages chopped frozen broccoli, thawed

  2. 2 cups half-and-half cream

  3. 4 cups water, divided

  4. 2 pounds processed cheese, cubed

  5. 1 teaspoon salt

  6. 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  7. 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

  8. 1 cup cornstarch

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Steam the broccoli in a steamer or in a colander over boiling water until tender and bright green, 15 minutes. Set aside.

  2. In a large microwave safe bowl, combine half-and-half, 2 cups water and cheese. Cook in microwave until cheese is melted and smooth, stirring every 2 minutes. Stir in salt, pepper and garlic powder and cook 2 minutes more. In a separate bowl, combine cornstarch and remaining 2 cups water, stirring to dissolve. Whisk the cornstarch mixture into the soup. Return the soup to the microwave, heating and stirring every 2 minutes until thick. Stir in broccoli; heat once more and serve.


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