Total Time
25mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

Here in LA we aren't known for cold days or nights but this fits the nice warm comfort food feeling nicely. For me, the sharper the cheese the better.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. On a piece of waxed paper toss cheese with 1 Tablespoon flour- set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan melt the butter; add the celery, bell pepper and onion.
  3. Cook and stir over medium low heat till tender- about 5 minutes.
  4. Stir into pan remaining 3 Tablespoons flour.
  5. Add milk and broth to pan.
  6. Cook and stir until boiling; boil and stir 1 minute longer, reduce heat.
  7. Stir in tomatoes, salt, black pepper and reserved cheese/ flour mixture.
  8. Cook until cheese melts and soup is hot, 1- 2 minutes.
  9. Serve and top with any options.

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