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Broccoli Cheddar Soup Recipe

Have you ever experienced an unexpected craving that transports you back in time? That’s exactly what happened to me recently when I found myself yearning for a bowl of broccoli cheese soup. It had been years since I indulged in this creamy delight, but the sudden urge couldn’t be ignored. The result? A delectable keto-friendly broccoli cheddar soup, adorned with roasted broccoli florets and a crispy topping of @mooncheesesnacks. Join me on a journey to savor this nostalgic comfort food, revamped for the keto lifestyle.

Broccoli Cheddar Soup – A Keto Twist on a Classic Comfort Dish

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Satisfy your cravings with a keto-friendly twist on the classic broccoli cheddar soup. This low-carb delight not only rekindles fond memories but also caters to a healthier lifestyle without compromising on flavor.


  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • @mooncheesesnacks for topping


  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Toss the fresh broccoli florets with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Roast in the oven until they develop a golden crisp, usually about 15-20 minutes.
  3. In a large pot, melt the unsalted butter over medium heat. Add almond flour and whisk continuously to form a roux.
  4. Gradually pour in the chicken or vegetable broth, stirring constantly to avoid lumps.
  5. Once the broth is well incorporated, add the heavy cream and continue stirring.
  6. Sprinkle in garlic powder, salt, and pepper to enhance the flavor.
  7. Mix in the shredded cheddar cheese, allowing it to melt and create a creamy consistency.
  8. Gently fold in the roasted broccoli florets, ensuring they are evenly distributed.
  9. Simmer the soup on low heat for an additional 10-15 minutes to let the flavors meld.
  10. Ladle the keto broccoli cheddar soup into bowls and top each serving with a generous handful of @mooncheesesnacks for that satisfying crunch.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

Let’s break down the ingredients to showcase the keto-friendly nature of this delicious broccoli cheddar soup:

  • Fresh broccoli florets: Low in carbs, high in fiber.
  • Shredded cheddar cheese: A good source of healthy fats with minimal carbs.
  • Almond flour: A low-carb alternative to traditional flour.
  • Heavy cream: Adds richness without significant carb content.
  • Moon Cheese Snacks: A crunchy, low-carb topping.


Indulging in comfort food doesn’t have to derail your keto journey. This broccoli cheddar soup, enriched with roasted broccoli and crowned with @mooncheesesnacks, provides a delicious and nostalgic experience without compromising on your dietary goals. Treat yourself to this hearty bowl of warmth, perfect for any occasion or whenever that unexpected craving strikes. Keto has never tasted so good!

Credit to: Patrick Maese | @patrickmaese

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