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Jalapeno-Broccoli Cheese Soup

This combination of jalapeno peppers, broccoli and cheese makes for a hearty soup. Get ready for those cool autumn nights with this one.

Jalapeno-Broccoli Cheese Soup Recipe

Jalapeno-Broccoli Cheese Soup


  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 4-5 jalapeno peppers, diced
  • 1/4 stick butter
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1.5 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup chicken broth (+ more as desired)
  • 1 head of broccoli, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Crumbled feta cheese for serving

Cooking Directions

  1. Heat a large pot to medium heat. add butter and melt.
  2. Add onion and jalapeno peppers. Cook about 4 minutes to soften.
  3. Add butter and stir to form a roux. Cook about 2 minutes to brown.
  4. Add milk and heavy cream. Stir to mix well.
  5. Add chicken broth and broccoli. Bring to a light boil, then reduce heat to low.
  6. Cover and simmer about 20 minutes, or until everything is nice and tender.
  7. Stir in cheese and allow to melt.
  8. You can season with salt and pepper and serve it like, this, nice and chunky, or opt to blend it. I use a stick blender with mine and get it nice and creamy, then season.
  9. Serve topped with crumbled feta cheese.

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