Recipe Courtesy of MEL'S KITCHEN CAFE
1 can chicken broth (about 1 3/4 cups of broth)
1 small onion, diced
1/3 c. flour
1/4 c. butter
Pepper to taste
2 cups milk
1 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese, preferably sharp or extra sharp
1/2 cup shredded swiss cheese
2 1/2 to 3 cups chopped, lightly steamed or blanched broccoli
Simmer chicken broth and chopped onion for 15-20 minutes in a covered small saucepan, until onions are soft. Heat milk in microwave for 1-2 minutes. In a separate medium-sized stockpot, melt butter then add flour and pepper. Cook together for a couple of minutes, then whisk in warmed milk. Stir and heat together on medium-high heat until soup starts to thicken. Next add chicken broth and continue to stir until well blended. Add cheeses and steamed broccoli. Serve immediately.
**I was surprised with how easy this soup came together. And even better, it was delicious! It went so well in the bread bowls. The kids loved it! I will for sure be making this again! I think I will even use the creamy/cheesy soup base and add other veggies to it for a variation.
**I couldn't find any bread bowls at the grocery store so we used KEISER ROLLS. A little smaller than regular bread bowls, but worked just the same.