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

Step-By-Step

1Melt 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 Cheddar Cheese Soup

Course/Dish: Cream Soups