Mom's Cheese Soup
From: Isabelle, Saint-Jean-Chrysostome, Quebec, Canada
Comments: Serve along with garlic croutons.
IngredientsPreparation
  • 3 tablespoons [45 g] butter
  • 2 medium carrots, grated
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup [125 mL] finely chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup [35 g] flour
  • 4 cups [1 L] chicken broth
  • 2 cups [500 mL] just warm milk
  • 1/2 pound [227 g] Old-Cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 tablespoons [30 mL] freshly chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Melt butter into a large casserole.
  • Brown together grated carrots with chopped onion and celery over low heat; stir in flour.
  • Pour in chicken broth, stirring until of cream consistency.
  • Leave to simmer for just a little while then turn off the heat.
  • Pour in warm milk and stir in grated Old-Cheddar cheese.
  • Remove from heat, salt, pepper and stir for a few minutes.
  • Serve, sprinkled with freshly chopped parsley.