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Not So Fat Free Cheese Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cindy Larsen
Added: Tuesday, September 29, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 carrots, peeled and sliced
3 celery sticks, cleaned and sliced
1/2 med onion, finely diced
1/2 bag frozen peas
1 8oz jar Kraft Cheese Whiz
3 sticks butter (3/4 lb.)
1 1/2 c. flour
3 qt. boiling water
2 chicken bouillon cubes
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Cook veggies in small amount of boiling salted water until tender; set aside. Melt the cheese according to package directions. Heat butter in large sauce pan; stir in flour; cook and stir until bubbly, then remove from heat. Add 1/2 of water to butter and flour mixture and stir until well blended. Stir in remaining water in which bouillon cubes have been dissolved. Return to heat and cook on medium heat, stirring until thick and smooth. Stir in melted cheese and undrained veggies. Season to taste, heat and serve.

 

 

 

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