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Broccoli Cheese Soup

3 tbsp butter
1 onion, chopped
3 tbsp flour
2 cups whole milk
3 cups vegetable broth
1 1/2 lbs broccoli florets
1 cup carrots, diced
1 tsp salt
1 tsp ground black pepper
1/2 tsp hot sauce
2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded

Heat the butter in a large saucepan/dutch oven.
Add in the onion and saute for about 4 minutes, or until soft.
Sprinkle flour onto the onions and cook another 2-3 minutes, or until no more lumps appear.
Add in the milk and vegetable broth.
Bring to a rapid boil, then reduce heat and allow to simmer for about 15 minutes.
Add in the broccoli and carrots.
Cook about 15-20 minutes, or until vegetable are tender.
Add salt, pepper, hot sauce, and cheese and stir until cheese is melted.
Serve warm with crusty bread!!