Creamy Cheddar Cheese Soup with homemade croutons

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Holly Deshane

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@Hollylovesnewrecipes

This is a recipe from Paula Dean. It is sooo delicious that I could eat the whole pot in one sitting! Not to mention the homemade croutons that are scrumptious.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 1
    small onion diced
  • 2
    large pimientos diced
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 1/2 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 c
    cream
  • 2 c
    grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 c
    green onions
  • ·
    salt and black pepper
  • dash(es)
    cayenne pepper (optional)
  • FOR THE HOMEMADE CROUTONS

  • 1
    loaf of french bread cubed
  • ·
    peanut oil for frying
  • ·
    parsley and parmesan (optional

How to Make Creamy Cheddar Cheese Soup with homemade croutons

Step-by-Step

  1. In a saucepan, saute onion and pimientos in butter for 5-7 minutes
  2. blend in flour and then add stock and cream--cook until thick--add cheese and stir until melted--add 1/2 cup green onions, salt and pepper to taste and cayenne pepper if desired
  3. allow bread crumbs to sit overnight to become stale--heat oil to 350 degrees and add bread cubes and fry, stirring constantly until browned (takes no time at all) remove and drain on paper towels. season and serve--I personally just like these seasoned with salt--ladle soup into a bowl and serve with some croutons on top

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About Creamy Cheddar Cheese Soup with homemade croutons

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




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