Savory Cheese Soup

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by ricki0628

A wonderful blend of veggies and cheese that will have your family asking for more!

Top Review by LizAnn

Yum! we had this tonight as a start to a fish dinner. Was very good. I didn't follow the directions the exact way because I had cheese sauce left over from the other night. All the ingredients were the same though except I used green bell pepper and I added peas. Very good soup. Will probably make agian

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt 4 tablespoons of Butter in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add Garlic power, onions, celery and carrots. Cook over medium heat about 8 minutes, or until vegetables are semi-soft.
  3. Add Red Pepper and cook another 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add chicken broth, stir, place lid on pot and lower heat to low.
  5. Meanwhile, melt 4 tablespoons of butter in a large pot over medium heat.
  6. Add flour and stir constantly.
  7. Once it is a pasty substance, add milk SLOWLY!
  8. Once the milk is incorporated and it looks like a thick gravy, add cream cheese; remove from heat.
  9. Remove the lid from the broth and veggie mixture and remove a ladle at a time of the soup and add to the cream cheese mixture, (totaling about 4 ladles).
  10. Once the cream cheese mixture has been tempered, add it back into the soup and combine.
  11. Add the cheddar and stir until all cheese is melted.

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