CANADIAN CHEESE SOUP

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Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

Fall and winter have always been "soup time" for me. That's when I drag out all the old recipes or try new ones. This one is new for me, but not a new dish by any means. It's another favorite from the L.S. Ayre's Tea Room (1905-1990).
Recipe: L.S. Ayres Tea Room Recipes & Recollections
Photo source: forkful.net

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 qt
chicken stock
2 Tbsp
parsley, chopped
1/2 c
carrots, diced small
8 oz
old english cheese (comes in a jar)
1/2 c
celery, diced small
1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 qt
milk
1 1/2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/4 c
butter
1/8 tsp
baking soda
1/2 c
onions, minced
salt to taste
pinch
paprika

Step-By-Step

1In a large soup pot or Dutch oven, melt butter and saute onions lightly. Add flour and cornstarch. Then add milk and stock, making a smooth white sauce (stir constantly).
2Add soda, vegetables, seasonings and cheese. Simmer for 15 minutes, or until cheese is melted and thoroughly blended in. Just before serving, add the chopped parsley. Serve hot with a crusty garlic bread.
3NOTE: You might want to steam or cook the carrots and celery till almost tender in a separate pan before adding to the soup.

About CANADIAN CHEESE SOUP

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Canadian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy