my dad's cheeezy veggie stew

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By Bobbie Weiner
from Columbus, OH

The best way I have found to get kids to eat vegetables. I used to blend this up and feed it to my son when he was a baby!

★★★★★ 1 Review
method Stove Top

Ingredients For my dad's cheeezy veggie stew

  • 4 md
    potatoes peeled and cubed (about 1 and half inch)
  • 4 lg
    carrots, chopped
  • 3
    celery stalk, chopped
  • 1 sm
    head of broccoli, chopped
  • 1 sm
    head of cauliflower, chopped
  • 1 lg
    onion diced
  • 1 can
    chicken broth - 48 oz. can
  • 1/3 c
    parsley
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    dill
  • 1/2 stick
    real butter
  • 1/2 pkg
    velveeta block cheese - 32 oz box
  • salt & pepper to taste

How To Make my dad's cheeezy veggie stew

  • 1
    In a large stock pot, add all the vegetables & Chicken broth plus one chicken broth can full of water.
  • 2
    Boil all the vegetables together until the potatoes and carrots are just at fork tender. Turn heat down to a simmer. ( I like a thicker broth, I use a hand potato masher and smash the veggies a couple of times at this point)
  • 3
    Once the temp has fallen to a simmer add slices of the cheese equaling to 1/2 of the package, butter, dill and parsley. Allow the soup to simmer until the cheese has melted and serve. My husband refuses to recognize anything with out meat as dinner, so I will add cooked bacon as a garnish.You can add salt and pepper to taste...Enjoy!
  • 4
    ***This can also be made into a vegan dish by substituting the chicken stock with veggie stock and omitting the butter and cheese. Of course leave out the bacon garnish! I will add cubed tofu as well.***

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