Creamy and delicious and so easy to make in the Instant Pot. This is a great make ahead soup for a busy week.
This will serve 2-4 people ( depending on bowl size) so double the recipe as needed.
For stove top: Follow instructions and simmer for about 15-20 minutes or until broccoli is tender. Add heavy cream, cheese and cornstarch as directed.
Instant Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup
1 Tablespoon butter ( or more based on preference)
1/2 -1 onion, diced (depending on size)
1-2-carrots, grated or sliced thinly
2-3 garlic cloves minced
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon paprika (optional)
3 cups broccoli florets, cut into bite-sized
2 cups vegetable or chicken broth
1/2 -1 cup heavy cream, coconut cream or coconut milk
1-2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
To Thicken soup:
1 Tablespoon cornstarch or flour
2-3 Tablespoons of liquid from the soup
Press SAUTE. Once hot, add in butter. Add onions and c