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Trenton's Scrumptious Hearty Cheese Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Trenton Little
Added: Saturday, April 11, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 T butter or margarine
2 medium carrots, chopped finely
2 stalks celery, chopped finely
1/2 green bell pepper, chopped finely
1 medium onion, chopped finely
1 cup mushrooms, chopped finely
1/2 cup cooked ham or bacon, chopped finely
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
2 T cornstarch
4 cups chicken broth
4 cups milk
1/2 tsp. paprika
1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp. ground mustard
1 pound sharp or medium cheddar cheese, grated
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
In a large, heavy stockpot, melt butter or margarine. Add chopped vegetables and ham or bacon and cook over medium heat until vegetables are slightly tender, about 10 minutes. Stir in flour and cornstarch. Cook, stirring constantly, about three minutes. Add broth and continue stirring until slightly thickened. Add milk and 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.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
(Taken from Panera Bread)

 

 

 

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