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Broccoli Soup Shots with Cheddar Bites

Serves 10

Total Time
35 mins

A few tips for making great grilled cheese sandwiches: Grate the cheese (it'll melt evenly); butter the outsides of the bread, instead of putting butter in the pan; and cover the pan as you cook.

su-Broccoli Soup Shots with Cheddar Bites

Photo: Thayer Allyson Gowdy; Styling: Miranda Jones
 2 cups vegetable broth
 1 cup half-and-half
 1 teaspoon kosher salt
 1/4 teaspoon pepper
 1 pound steamed broccoli florets
 2 grilled cheese sandwiches made with white cheddar and sourdough, crusts trimmed
Step 1

Heat broth, half-and-half, salt, and pepper in a small saucepan until simmering. Add broccoli. Working in batches, purée mixture in a blender until very smooth.

Step 2

Cut each sandwich into 1-in. squares.

Step 3

Divide soup among 10 shot glasses. For each, push a decorative skewer* through 2 mini sandwiches and set over glass.

Step 4

*We got our skewers from Pick On Us (

Step 5

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 181Calories from Fat 46
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9.3g15%

Saturated Fat 5.4g27%
Cholesterol 25mg9%
Sodium 522mg22%
Total Carbohydrate 17g6%

Dietary Fiber 2.1g9%
Protein 7.5g15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.