Syn Free Cheese & Broccoli Soup

Rich, indulgent and creamy cheese and broccoli soup. Delicious and Syn free on the Slimming World plan when using your Healthy Extra A.

I have to admit it has taken me many attempts to make this soup perfect. Four attempts later and I have discovered I simply was not using enough cheese to get the taste right. Generally what you look for from a cheese and broccoli soup is for it to actually taste of cheese right? I also wanted to keep the recipe using just 1 of our Healthy Extra A portions per serving. Finally I smashed it 🙂 I bring you one of the best soups you will try this year.. it’s like velvet in a bowl.

One of the things I love about creating soup is that it’s batch cook friendly. I love to create large portions which can be frozen and heated up when I need a quick and easy meal. But this soup is also plenty enough to feed the whole family for a hearty meal.




WHY IS THIS THE BEST CHEESE AND BROCCOLI SOUP?

  • So creamy
  • Delicious and indulgent
  • Easy to make
  • Perfect for batch cooking
  • Cheesy
  • Suitable for freezing
  • The whole family will love it
  • Full of speed food
  • Uses Healthy Extra A
  • Syn free

LOOKING TO TAKE SOUP TO WORK BUT DON’T HAVE ACCESS TO A MICROWAVE?

My dad actually recommended this product after he started his weight loss journey. He is obsessed with homemade soup (and his soup maker may I add..) and he was desperate to take soup to work. His company is tight and wouldn’t fork out for a microwave so he invested in this awesome soup thermos. It will keep food hot for up to 6 hours! Perfect for soup, porridge, curry etc.




IS THIS RECIPE SUITABLE FOR FREEZING AND REHEATING?

Absolutely… allow to cool before storing in airtight containers. Place into the fridge for up to 3 days or in the freezer for 2 months. Defrost before reheating. 

Reheat in the microwave for 2 – 3 minutes or in the hob stirring until piping hot.

IS THIS RECIPE SLIMMING WORLD FRIENDLY?

Absolutely…. the ingredients will allow for 3 portions.. each portion is worth 1 of your Healthy Extra allowances meaning it is Syn Free.




I think I am right in saying broccoli may not be for everyone. So why not check out some of my other soup recipes. 

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Syn Free Cheese & Broccoli Soup

Slimming World Syns: ZERO
This soup allows for 3 portions, each portion is worth 1 of your Healthy Extra allowances.
Weight Watchers: Coming Soon
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 3

Ingredients

  • 1 Large onion [Diced]
  • 1 Garlic Clove [Crushed]
  • 800g Frozen or Fresh broccoli florets
  • 650ml Boiling vegetable stock [Made with 2 stock cubes]
  • 2 The Laughing Cow Original Triangle (17.5g) [1 Healthy Extra Portion]
  • 60g Cheddar Cheese, Finely Grated [2 Healthy Extra Portion]
  • 1 tbsp Fat Free Natural Yoghurt [Room temperature]
  • ½ tsp Mustard Powder
  • Salt & Pepper

Instructions

  • Place the onion and garlic into a pan with 50ml of the vegetable stock. Cover with a lid and allow to simmer for a few minutes until starting to soften.
  • Add the rest of the stock, broccoli, mustard powder and season with salt & pepper. Cover with a lid and allow to simmer for 20 – 25 minutes or until the broccoli is soft.
  • Remove from the heat and add the cheese triangles. With a food processor or hand blender, blend the ingredients until smooth.
  • Place over a low heat and stir in the yogurt and grated cheddar cheese. Stir for 1 – 2 minutes before serving.

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12 comments

  1. I just made this for lunch. It was absolutely delicious 😋. I will definitely be making it again. So tasty, so cheesy and so filling. Thank you.

    1. It’s amazing isn’t it 🙂 I am addicted to it! It’s such a great way to use up a HE-A too.. I struggle to use them both some days x

  2. Hi, thank you for this. Usually broccoli is accompanied by blue cheese in a soup. Is there any reason why you made yours with cheddar cheese? Just feel I should say I’m not criticising, I’m just wondering if you tried with blue cheese and is didn’t work. Thank you! Sara xx

    1. You are right 🙂 but this is just an amazing combination… the blue cheese did not “mesh” well with the cheese triangles 🙂

  3. Just made this for the first time, I added bit more water as I like it a bit thinner but it’s absolutely gorgeous. I’m made up with it and so is my wife. Thanks for recipe xx

  4. I used 4 light triangles and just 30g of extra mature cheddar and made it serve 2. There was more than I really needed but I ate the whole portion as it tasted so good. Can’t wait to have the rest for lunch tomorrow. Will definitely make this again. Thank you for a great recipe.

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