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Easy Vegan Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Broccoli cheddar soup is one of our favorite fall soups. In fact, we could eat it all year long. But as the crisp weather of Fall arrives, we crave We crave Panera Bread’s comforting broccoli cheddar soup. Fortunately, we were able to veganize it and are so excited to share this easy vegan broccoli cheddar soup recipe with you. It’s quick, easy and so comforting after a long stressful day.


  • 3 tablespoons & 1/4 cup of vegan butter

  • 1/2 medium sized onion, diced

  • 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour

  • 2 tablespoons & 2 cups of oat milk (or the plant-based milk of your choosing)

  • 3 cups of vegetable broth

  • 2 cups of chopped broccoli florets

  • 1 cup of carrots, chopped

  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon of crushed black pepper

  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder

  • 1 3/4 vegan cheddar cheese, grated or shredded

The Prep:

  • Dice the onion

  • Chop broccoli florets

  • Chop the carrots

Cooking Steps:

  • In a small saucepan, heat 3 tablespoons of butter over medium heat. Add in the onion and sauté until slightly browned. Place to the side.

  • In a large pot, whisk together 1/4 cup of melted butter and 1/4 cup of flour in the pot

  • Add 2 tablespoons of oat milk. Cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently.

  • Gradually add 2 cups of oat milk to the pot.

  • Stir in 3 cups of vegetable broth

  • Simmer on low heat for 15 minutes

  • Add in the broccoli, carrots and sautéd onions

  • Add in the salt, pepper and garlic

  • Simmer for 25-30 minutes, until vegetables are soft

  • Add in the cheddar cheese, and stir until melted and mixed throughout.

Serve & Enjoy!

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