Monterey Jack Cheese Soup Recipe

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Monterey Jack Cheese Soup

Lynette !

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@breezermom

I'm a cheese lover, and this soup treats it right! Keep in mind the butter and flour are 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons....couldn't put that in the ingredients easily!


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Serves:

9 1/2 cups

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
chicken broth
1 c
onion, chopped
1 c
tomato, peeled and diced
1 can(s)
chopped green chiles, undrained (4 ounce can)
1 tsp
garlic, minced
1/4 c
butter
2 Tbsp
butter
1/4 c
all-purpose flour
2 Tbsp
all-purpose flour
5 c
milk, divided
3 c
monterey jack cheese shredded (12 ounces)
1/2 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine the first 5 ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil; cover and reduce heat, and simmer 10 to 12 minutes or until the vegetables are tender. Remove from heat and set aside.
2
Melt butter (1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp) in a heavy saucepan over low heat; add flour, stirring until smooth. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually ad 3 1/2 cups milk; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture is thickened and bubbly.
3
Add the reserved vegetable mixture, remaining 1 1/2 cups milk, shredded cheese, salt, and pepper; cook, stirring constantly, until the cheese melts and the soup is thoroughly heated. Serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy