13 Reviews

This is really good soup! I think the ham, cheese and spices added give this soup a wonderful flavor. I made it exactly as stated except I sauteed some sliced mushrooms I wanted to use up. Delicious! I will make again.

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Lainey6605 September 29, 2010

Such a yummy soup and very forgiving. I used fresh garlic, thyme instead of tarragon, a heaping tablespoon of parsley, only about 1/4 cup ham, two carrots and twice as much cornstarch - this gave the soup the consistency of egg flower soup. In a seperate pot, I melted the cheese (I used a combination of 2 triangles of Laughing Cow, 1 Babybel and 2 deli slices of swiss) in 1-1/3 cup heavy cream and about 2/3 cup milk. I added the cream mixture just before serving. This was delicious and great the next day as well.

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Brianna Storer November 22, 2009

Excellent flavor with this soup. I made half a recipe and was wonderful. I would however, like it thicker. Even though I used all of the cornstarch and it still wasn't thick enough for us. I may try flour in the pot before adding the broth. I also used half and half so that may be part of the problem. Served it with Black Forest Pumpernickel Bread Machine Loaf.

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adopt a greyhound November 12, 2009

great soup! the only change I made was I sauteed 2 tablespoons chopped fresh garlic and omitted the garlic powder, I also added in cayenne pepper, this was thoroughly enjoyed, thanks for sharing lazyme!

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Kittencal@recipezazz October 03, 2008

I followed the recipe exactly, including the "optional" seasonings and wow! This was delicious, creamy and hearty(definitely not diet food, but who cares!) I served it with crusty sourdough bread and it was delicious. Thanks for postinf.

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Divinemom5 February 02, 2007

The heavy cream clogged my arteries just by reading the recipe, so I substituted a can (12 fl. oz) 2% evaporated milk plus a little half and half for the cream. The taste was lovely - I especially liked the subtle anise flavor from the tarragon. As someone else reported, my soup was not very thick - could have been from using lower fat milk products! I, too, added sliced mushrooms. I sauteed all the veggies for a few minutes in some spray olive oil before adding the other stuff. Oh yes, used garlic salt not powder - a bit more than half a teaspoon. I think I would not miss the chicken if it were gone (of course then it wouldn't be "chicken" cordon Bleu, would it??!!)This was a nice accompaniment to watching the Dallas-Lions game! Made for Lazyme's football win.

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Linky January 05, 2015

Maybe my taste buds have been toasted by all the fiery food here in the Southwest, but, frankly, I thought this soup was just too bland. Perhaps it could be improved by using asiago cheese, as it is more flavorful than Swiss. I felt it could have easily used more ham, chicken, and seasonings. However, the herbs offered a very nice flavor. There just wasn't enough of it. The cornstarch thickened it only a little, there was so much broth. I tried adding some crisp bacon bits and a few left-over fried potatoes, but that didn't help much. I won't be making this again.

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Cook In Southwest April 26, 2010

This soup was SOOOOO good. I am a big soup person and was looking for something to use chicken I had sitting around. This was the perfect "new" soup for us. I am a cream soup type person and this was perfect. The only thing I did different was used fresh garlic, but I am sure either way would have been good. It is so creamy and hearty, my husband and I loved it. I plan to make again for sure!

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cptnkirky November 09, 2009

This was great. The spices definately made this wonderful. Nice and creamy too. My husband loved it. Thanks!

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JAG0913 March 05, 2008

Good flavor. Easy to make. My family liked it! I think I have to add more seasoning next time...

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Tinkerbell's Mommy November 06, 2007
Chicken Cordon Bleu Soup