Cheese Soup

Cheese Soup
Cheese Soup
Main Ingredient: Cheese
Yield: 6 servings
Photo and Recipe courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.
American - Traditional Soups
Ingredients
  • 1/4 c. butter
  • 1 c. carrots, cut in 1/4" slices
  • 1/2 c. celery, cut in 1/4" dice
  • 1/3 c. onions, chopped
  • 1/3 c. flour
  • 1 1/2 c. whole milk
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons chicken base
  • 1/4 tsp. paprika
  • Dash white pepper
  • Dash nutmeg
  • 1-1/4 cups (5 oz.) American cheese, shredded
  • 1 tbsp. parsley, chopped
Directions

Melt butter; sauté carrots, celery and onions until tender. Gradually add flour; stir with heavy whip until smooth, but not browned, approximately 10 minutes. Gradually add milk and water to vegetable mixture, stirring constantly until smooth and thickened. Add chicken base and spices; stir to combine. Remove from heat; stir in cheese and parsley.