3 tbsp butter
1 onion, chopped
3 tbsp flour
2 cups whole milk
3 cups vegetable broth
1 1/2 lbs fresh broccoli florets
1 cup carrots, diced
1 tsp kosher salt
1 tsp ground 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 on to onions and cook 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 about 15 minutes.
Add in broccoli and carrots.
Cook 15-20 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
Add salt, pepper, hot sauce, and cheese, and stir until cheese is melted.