Wondering what to serve with broccoli cheese soup? Here's a quick, epic list of over 25 breads and bakes that can be the perfect side dish to go with your comforting bowl.
But that's not all- read on to find a nice bonus list towards the end!
Do You Really Need a Side Dish?
Sure, you can enjoy a simple, classic broccoli cheese soup on its own, I would highly recommend taking a few extra minutes to team it up with a nice side.
Doing this doesn't just turn the soup into a complete meal, but also makes it a great filling choice, whether you're having it for lunch or dinner.
For me, homemade soups are all about flavors, and I love sprinkling some condiments and flavor bombs on a nice, warm bowl of soup.
This homemade garlic bread seasoning is my absolute go-to, not just for this soup, but for almost any other dish that needs just that teeny bit of extra flavor burst.
What to Serve with Broccoli Cheese Soup?
Whether you're looking to prepare an indulgent meal for a special someone, or are just whipping up a broccoli soup as a weeknight dinner on a cold winter night, some warm, crusty bread is the perfect teammate!
So of course, I just HAD to curate this list of some of the best breads to serve with broccoli cheese soup.
Best Breads to Serve with Broccoli Cheese Soup
Here's a handpicked selection of some of the best breads I could find my fellow food bloggers making.
You'll find some that are super easy to make and come together in minutes, while others that might need a bit more effort, but are absolutely smashing!
Garlic Bread in Air Fryer
This Air Fryer Garlic Bread takes just minutes to make and it’s full of flavor! Perfect to serve with soups
Rundstykker - Delicious Danish Breakfast Rolls
Rundstykker, the beloved Danish roll isn't just any old pastry - it's a cultural icon! Pairs perfectly with a steaming hot bowl of homemade soup.
Air Fryer Puff Pastry Garlic Cheese Twists
Boasting the unmistakable flavors of parmesan and mozzarella, this crispy snack is great for everything from picnics to parties. Puff pastry cheese straws always disappear fast because they’re so irresistible.
Best Homemade Biscuits
This buttermilk biscuit recipe uses 6-ingredients and yields soft, flaky, layers that are ready in less than 30 minutes!
How to Make Sourdough Crackers
These sourdough crackers are perfect for you discard and are so easy to make
Red Grape, Rosemary and Goat’s Cheese Focaccia
This pillowy and airy rosemary and goat's cheese focaccia makes a wonderful side with hearty soups.
Sundried Tomato Buckwheat Soda Bread
This rosemary and sundried tomato bread requires no kneading or waiting for bread to prove. Perfect with a hearty and cozy bowl of soup!
Irresistible! Gluten-Free Garlic Knots Recipe
These gluten-free garlic knots are full of flavor and every bit as airy and wonderful as a traditional garlic knot. They are perfect for soaking up every last bit of your broccoli cheese soup
Pizza Dough Pretzels
These pizza dough pretzels are the perfect shortcut to fresh, soft pretzels at home. They're perfectly soft, dense, and chewy and go so well with a cheesy dip or soup.
Easy Brazilian Cheese Bread (Pão de Queijo)
This delicious cheese bread is very unique and so easy to make. It’s naturally gluten-free and can be ready in less than 30 minutes.
Butter Dipped Biscuits
These butter dipped biscuits are straight up comfort food, perfect to satisfy your cravings for everything buttery. They're quick and easy too!
No-Knead Cheesy Garlic Bread Fingers
Hot, tender, fluffy bread baked under garlic butter and a blanket of stretchy, gooey mozzarella. Serve with soup, or as an appetizer with warm marinara!
Quick 3 Ingredient Gluten Free Dough Balls Recipe
These gluten-free vegan dough balls are ready in just 8 minutes, with only 2-3 ingredients, contain just 99 calories per serving, and they taste amazingly fresh and delicious.
These cheese croutons are my go-to recipe when I'm wondering what to serve with broccoli cheese soup.
Provolone Grilled Cheese
Once you try this provolone grilled cheese, you'll never look back. With a golden brown, crisp exterior and hot, melty provolone, it's a cheese lover's dream and a great alternative to a classic grilled cheese sandwich.
Shortcut Focaccia Bread with Premade Pizza Dough
Focaccia is great to dip in your broccoli cheese soup, and you can turn store bought pizza dough into tasty focaccia bread with just olive oil and salt!
Cheddar Chive Popovers
Popovers seasoned with cheddar cheese and chives are an easy homemade bread that's naturally low in carbs and high in protein. They're great with homemade soup and one of my top picks when I'm wondering what to serve with broccoli cheese soup
Dip a yeasty, soft refrigerator roll into a bowl of soup for a quintessential homestyle treat. The dough can be kept in the refrigerator for up to a week to make fresh yeast rolls on the spot.
Bonus: Salads to Serve with Broccoli Cheese Soup
While a good crusty bread is a great teammate to a bowl of comforting broccoli cheese soup, here's a quick list of some great fresh salads and sides that can really elevate the entire meal.
These sides are easy to make, and are full of healthy ingredients, yet don't compromise on the flavor.
Spicy Garlic Edamame
This spicy garlic edamame is my favorite side dish to make whenever I'm whipping up a bowl of broccoli cheddar soup.
Mediterranean Tomato Cucumber Salad
Packed with summer veggies, this tomato and cucumber salad is the perfect side when you're looking for a simple, no-fuss salad to team up with your easy recipe.
Go beyond the classic onion rings - these tobacco onions are a unique, crunchy and delicious side to go with your bowl of broccoli cheese soup.
Italian Pan Fried Tomatoes
Juicy, fruity and full of summer flavors, these pan fried tomatoes is a healthy dish that can be a great pair with almost any of your favorite soups, and can turn it into a super easy meal to make on weekdays.
Crispy Parmesan Potatoes
Love a good baked potato dish to go with your soup recipe? This crispy potato dish, sprinkled with Parmesan cheese, is sure to take your broccoli soup to the next level. It has to be one of the best potato recipes to go with the soup.
Kale Slaw with Apples
This is the best kale slaw with apples! This healthy salad is so easy to make and has the most amazing flavor.
Classic House Salad
Every soup needs a side salad! Start with a house salad, loaded with crisp vegetables and served with your favorite dressing (balsamic is our go-to salad dressing).