Cheddar Cheese Soup

Sheila McKay

By
@luv2cooktexan

This is a rich and delicious cheese soup. This is for the times you want to splurge. Do not use low-fat cheese because it will not have the same rich and creamy taste.


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Serves:

8 to 10

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

5 Tbsp
butter
2
stalks celery, chopped
1/2
green pepper, chopped
5
mushrooms, chopped
2
carrots, chopped
1
yellow onion, chopped
1/2 c
ham, chopped
1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1 qt
chicken broth
1 qt
whole milk
1/2 tsp
paprika
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp
mustard
16 oz
sharp cheddar cheese
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt butter in a stockpot, add celery, green peppers, mushrooms, carrots, onions, and ham. Cook for 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in flour and cornstarch to make a roux. Heat through for 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Pour in broth and stir until thickened. Mix in milk, mustard, cheese, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper. Heat, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups