Actual Panera Bread Recipe for Hearty Cheese Soup in a Sourdough

Recipe by mojoloh
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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large, heavy stockpot, melt butter or margarine.
  • Add chopped vegetables.
  • Add ham or bacon.
  • Cook over medium heat until vegetables are slightly tender (about 10 minutes).
  • Stir in flour.
  • Stir in cornstarch.
  • Cook, stirring constantly (about 3 minutes).
  • Add broth and continue stirring until slightly thickened.
  • Add milk.
  • Add spices.
  • Add cheese gradually, stirring until cheese is melted.
  • To avoid curdling, do not allow soup to boil after cheese is added.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Serve piping hot in the hollowed out Sourdough bread bowls.
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