Cheese Soup
From: Ruth Ann, New London, Iowa, USA
Comments: Rich and wonderful!
IngredientsPreparation
  • 2 cups [500 mL] water
  • 1/3 cup [80 mL] finely chopped carrot
  • 1/3 cup [80 mL] finely chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup [80 mL] finely chopped green onion
  • 1 medium white onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup [115 g] butter
  • 1 cup [140 g] flour
  • 4 cups [1 L] milk
  • 4 cups [1 L] chicken broth
  • 1 [15-ounce / 426-mL] jar spreadable cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon [1 mL] Cayenne pepper
  • Bring water to a boil.
  • Boil together chopped carrot, celery and green onion for 5 minutes; remove from heat.
  • Melt butter into a saucepan; brown chopped white onion then well mix in flour.
  • Bring together milk and chicken broth to a boil; stir briskly into onion-flour mixture.
  • Stir in spreadable cheese, salt, pepper and Cayenne pepper.
  • Stir in reserved boiled vegetables along with cooking water.
  • Bring to a boil, and serve.