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Creamy Vegetable Soup with Cheese

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

• Marcia Orlando jots from Boyertown, Pennsylvania, “With colorful bits of veggies and a mild cheese flavor, Creamy Vegetable Soup hits the spot on a brisk day.”

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup diced carrot
  • 1/4 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • Dash salt
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup cubed process cheese (Velveeta)

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Add carrot and celery; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until tender.
  2. In a large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in the flour and salt until blended. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Stir in carrot mixture. Remove from the heat; add cheese and stir until melted.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 216 calories, 14g fat (8g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 797mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 9g protein.

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