Instant Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup

Impeccable thick, cheesy and creamy soup with perfectly cooked veggies tastes as good as it sounds.

If you have got Instant Pot, Cheesy Broccoli Soup is the thing to make.

Nothing complex, but with just a few easy steps, you would be ready with a delicious recipe!

This recipe is special because the mixture of cheese and broccoli is so exotic that it produces warmth to your taste buds.

Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe Video

Do I have to use cheese?

Well if you don’t wanna use cheese, try make this classic Instant Pot Broccoli Soup instead.

Can I use Frozen Broccoli for this recipe?

Yes you can use frozen broccoli for this soup and it would taste equally good as it would with the fresh ones. Similarly, the recipe and cooking duration would remain the same.

I do not have Instant Pot, can I still make this soup?

No worries. Though it is advised to use Instant Pot, you can also make broccoli cheese soup without it. You can use Stovetop as an alternative. The recipe remains the same, but the method is a little different.

Does it have any health benefits?

Good health demands a balanced diet. This instant pot recipe has the power you need when you get flu or weakness. It is generous to the stomach and helps in fighting against fever and laziness. The garlic present in the soup is highly nutritious with very few calories.

How to cook Cheesy Broccoli Soup?

It’s so simple to cook this recipe that any newbie can make.

First of all, get an Instant Pot and gather the ingredients

Instant Pot Cheesy Broccoli Soup

Put the olive oil and garlic in the Instant Pot and select “Sauté”.

Instant Pot Cheesy Broccoli Soup

Sauté for1 minute and add broccoli to the pot.

Instant Pot Cheesy Broccoli Soup

Set the instant pot to “Manual” mode for 5 minutes at high pressure.

Instant Pot Cheesy Broccoli Soup

Release the pressure quickly and season with salt and black pepper.

Instant Pot Cheesy Broccoli Soup

Select “Sauté” and cook for 2 more minutes. Stir in cheese and cream and let it simmer for 3 minutes.

Instant Pot Cheesy Broccoli Soup

Dish out the soup in serving bowls and serve hot.

Instant Pot Cheesy Broccoli Soup

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Instant Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 17 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Servings: 3 people
  • 3 cups broccoli cut into florets
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • cups cheddar cheese
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • to taste salt and black pepper
  • Press "saute" and add olive oil.
  • Once hot, add garlic and saute for 1 minute.
  • Add broccoli and saute for 3 more minutes.
  • Add chicken broth.
  • Close the lid and cook on high pressure for 5 minutes.
  • When cooking time ends, do a quick pressure release.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste and saute for 2 minutes while stirring.
  • Stir in cheese and cream and let it simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Dish out the soup and serve 🙂
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