Creamy Monterey Jack Soup Recipe
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Creamy Monterey Jack Soup Recipe

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"This mild comforting soup can be made in a matter of minutes," writes Shannette Matlock of Louisville, Kentucky. "Served a s a first course, it upgrades any meal from so-so to wow!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 2-1/2 cups water
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of onion soup, undiluted
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) cream of potato soup, undiluted
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 8 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, cut into 1-inch cubes

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 314 calories, 20g fat (11g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 1158mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 1g fiber), 14g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the water, tomato and chilies. Bring to a boil; boil for 5 minutes. Stir in the milk, soup and garlic salt. Cook and stir over medium heat until heated through. Place cheese cubes in serving bowls; ladle hot soup over cheese. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Monterey Jack Soup in Quick Cooking September/October 2001, p39

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Sweet_Carol User ID: 4946561 80734
Reviewed May. 25, 2012

"I couldn't make this as it had way too much sodium. If the canned soups weren't included but fresh vegetables some of the salt could be left out and it would be healthier."

MY REVIEW User ID: 6093830 36648
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2011

"I disliked the after taste the onion soup left."

adoppermann User ID: 3353455 204460
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2009

"This is great, however if you add a can of condenced cheddar cheese soup in place of the cream of onion soup, it is a little richer."

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