Cheddar Cheese Soup

1
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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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

How to Make Cheddar Cheese Soup

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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Cheddar Cheese Soup

Course/Dish: Cream Soups



Leave a Comment

27 Stuffed Food Recipes

27 Stuffed Food Recipes


From appetizers to meat and baked treats, stuffed recipes are fun. Stuffed peppers are always a winner but other dishes can be stuffed too. Crescent dough can be stuffed with pretty much anything. Turn a basic chicken breast into something special by stuffing it with cheese and bacon. Stuffed shells are traditionally Italian but give […]

15 Recipes to Kickstart Healthier Eating

15 Recipes to Kickstart Healthier Eating


If there was ever a time to indulge, it’s during the holidays. But, it’s a new year and time to start making some changes. Sometimes we just need a little push to eat healthier. One meal at a time and suddenly you don’t miss chocolate cake. Who are we kidding… we’ll always miss a decadent […]

11 Healthy Casserole Recipes For Picky Eaters

11 Healthy Casserole Recipes For Picky Eaters


Eating better in the new year but still want to put an easy (but healthy) meal on the table? Make a casserole. We know, casserole and healthy typically aren’t used in the same sentence. But they can be! Whatever lifestyle you are following, low carb, dairy-free, or just trying to stick to non-processed ingredients, comforting […]