Veggie Cheddar Soup


This delicious soup is best served with steaming garlic bread on the side. It will quickly become a family favorite! Calories? About a million, and worth every bite!

8 servings


  • ½ cup chopped red onion

  • ¼ cup chopped celery

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 2 tablespoons margarine

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • 4 cups chicken broth

  • 1 ½ cups chopped baby carrots

  • 2 potatoes, peeled and diced

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 pinch chopped fresh dill weed

  • 3 cups milk

  • 3 cups shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. Using a large stock pot, saute onions, celery and garlic powder in butter, over low heat until onions are tender.

  2. Slowly stir in flour with 1 cup of chicken broth to make a rue. Stir until well mixed.

  3. Add 3 cups chicken broth, carrots, potatoes, parsley, pepper and dill. Bring to a boil and then add milk and cheese. Stir until cheese is melted, reduce heat to low and simmer for one hour, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

345 Calories
19g Fat
24g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 345
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 25%
Saturated Fat 11g 54%
Cholesterol 52mg 17%
Sodium 737mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 14mg 69%
Calcium 440mg 34%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 628mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.