I literally CRAVE this amazing, hearty soup from Panera when the weather begins to chill.... this is the closest recipe I have found to theirs. The best part is, its ready in less than an hour!! Ive found that the reviews are right and have lessened the amount of flour; originally 1 cup; just use 1/2 or a bit more depending on how thick you like your soup (Paneras is VERY thick).
Copycat Panera Bread Crock Pot Broccoli Cheddar Soup. ~ I can't say it's EXACTLY like Panera's broccoli cheese soup, but then again, I didn't make it EXACTLY according to the recipe...and it still turned out really good! I subbed veggie broth for the chicken stock and skipped the onion. Overall, it turned out great. Nice soup for a bread bowl in particular.
The Best Broccoli Cheese Soup (Better-Than-Panera Copycat
This is the best broccoli cheese soup. Not only that, it’s some of the best soup I’ve ever tasted, period. If you like Panera’s broccoli cheddar soup, this blows the pants off it. It’s an easy soup to make and is ready in 1 hour. It’s absolutely perfect comfort food and I couldn’t stop eating …