Panera’s Broccoli Cheese Soup

Description:

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon melted butter
1⁄2 medium chopped onion
1⁄4 cup melted butter
1⁄4 cup flour
2 cups half-and-half cream
2 cups chicken stock
1⁄2 lb fresh broccoli (about 3 cups), chopped into bite size pieces
1 cup carrot, julienned (can buy matchstick carrots in produce section)
1⁄4 teaspoon nutmeg
8 ounces grated sharp cheddar cheese (2 cups)
salt and pepper