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We have a large family, so I always plan a big holiday menu. This time-saving first course is enjoyed by everyone— including the cook!
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup each chopped carrots, celery and green onions
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups milk
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) process cheese sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Directions

In a saucepan, bring carrots, celery, green onions and water to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer until crisp-tender; drain. Place in a blender or food processor; puree until smooth. In a 3-qt. saucepan over medium heat, saute onion in butter. Add flour; stir to form a smooth paste. Gradually add milk and broth, stirring constantly; bring to a boil. Cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened; reduce heat. Add cheese sauce, cayenne and pureed vegetables. Stir until cheese is melted. Yield: 8-10 servings (2-1/2 quarts).
Originally published as Creamy Cheese Soup in Country Woman Christmas 1996, p25

  • 1/3 cup each chopped carrots, celery and green onions
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups milk
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) process cheese sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  1. In a saucepan, bring carrots, celery, green onions and water to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer until crisp-tender; drain. Place in a blender or food processor; puree until smooth. In a 3-qt. saucepan over medium heat, saute onion in butter. Add flour; stir to form a smooth paste. Gradually add milk and broth, stirring constantly; bring to a boil. Cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened; reduce heat. Add cheese sauce, cayenne and pureed vegetables. Stir until cheese is melted. Yield: 8-10 servings (2-1/2 quarts).
Originally published as Creamy Cheese Soup in Country Woman Christmas 1996, p25

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