Chunky Cheese Soup


A Cheddar cheese soup filled with chunks of vegetables and ham.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
8 servings


  • 2 cups water

  • 2 cups peeled and diced potatoes

  • ½ cup diced carrots

  • ½ cup chopped celery

  • ¼ cup chopped onions

  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 cup cooked ham, cubed

  • ¼ cup butter

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups milk

  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. In a large saucepan, mix the water, potatoes, carrots, celery, onions, salt and pepper. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.

  2. Mix the ham into the vegetable mixture.

  3. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter. Stir in the flour until smooth. Slowly pour in the milk. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir 2 minutes, or until thickened. Stir in the Cheddar cheese until melted.

  4. Mix the melted cheese mixture with the vegetable mixture and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

281 Calories
19g Fat
15g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 281
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 11g 57%
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 874mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 14mg 69%
Calcium 290mg 22%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 385mg 8%

* 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.

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