Cheddar Broccoli Soup Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Servings: 4 Share: PRINT EMAIL PDF Pinterest This Recipe Calls For Cheese Sauces Double Cheddar Sauce Shop Now Ingredients 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 stalk celery, chopped (about 1/2 cup) 1 large carrot, chopped (about 1/2 cup) 1 small onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup) 1/2 tsp. dried thyme leaves, crushed (optional) 1 1/2 cups water, divided 1 box (10 oz.) frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and drained 1 can (14.5 oz.) low sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth 1 jar RAGÚ® Double Cheddar Sauce Instructions Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat and cook celery, carrot, onion and thyme until vegetables are almost tender, about 3 minutes. Stir in 1 cup water and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes. Process vegetable mixture and broccoli in food processor or blender until smooth; return to saucepan. Stir in remaining 1/2 cup water, broth and sauce. Cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through, about 10 minutes.