Butter Onion Garlic Beer Vegetable Broth Frozen Broccoli Sharp Cheddar Cheese Smoked Gouda Cheese Shredded Parmesan Cheese Half and Half Kosher Salt Pepper
Saute onions and garlic in a large soup pot over medium heat on a stovetop.
Thicken if desired. Adjust seasonings to taste. Serve.
Most of the time, this is related to the heating process with the cream when added. If you heat cream too quickly, it can actually curdle and leave your soup grainy or textured, which is not the most pleasant.
The best way to make broccoli without getting too mushy is to cook it until it is just fork-tender before serving it.