Chicken Broccoli Supreme or Broccoli Cheese Soup


  • 1 – lb. fresh broccoli – Break in pieces, and steam for 2 minutes.
  • 3 cups cooked chicken breasts – Break up in small pieces
  • 3 cups Grated Cheddar Cheese divided
  • 2 tubes Ritz Crackers
  • 1/2 cup melted butter (use 1 stick of butter)
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • SAUCE:
  • ⅓ cup Butter- melted
  • ¼ cups Cornstarch, dissolved in ½ cup COLD Water
  • ⅓ cup Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • a few red pepper flakes (opt)
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 Cups Milk
  • 1½ cups of the above Cheddar Cheese


  1. In greased 13×9 pan, layer the broccoli and chicken, then set aside.
  2. In saucepan over medium heat, combine the melted butter, cornstarch dissolved in water, chicken broth, seasonings, and milk. Stir well, and continue stirring until sauce has thickened.
  3. Turn heat down to low, and add 1- ½ cups grated cheddar cheese. Stir until melted.
  4. Pour over the chicken and broccoli.
  5. Top with 1- ½ cups grated cheddar cheese.
  6. Melt the butter, and add the poppy seeds, and stir well.
  7. Crush Ritz crackers in large zip-lock bag with a rolling pin. Don’t crush too small. Add crumbs to the melted butter. Sprinkle crumbs over the top of the grated cheese.
  8. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes, or until hot & bubbly.


For Delicious Broccoli Cheese Soup:

Make the sauce following the instructions above. (No Baking involved)
After adding cheese, make sure that you don’t let the sauce boil. Add small pieces of steamed broccoli. Small pieces of chicken are also very good if desired.
If the soup is thicker than you desire, add a bit more chicken broth.

Sprinkle Crispy bacon over the top of the soup!