Satisfying -- the ultimate cheese soup around! Vary the cheese as you like, and garnish with parsley and bacon bits.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • In a small saucepan, combine celery, carrot and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until tender.

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  • Meanwhile, in a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Cook onion in butter until tender. Stir in flour and milk and cook until thickened. Stir in broth, cheese and vegetables with their liquid. Stir until cheese is melted and elements are well combined. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

249 calories; 17.5 g total fat; 53 mg cholesterol; 276 mg sodium. 11.2 g carbohydrates; 11.8 g protein; Full Nutrition

Reviews (10)

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Rating: 4 stars
10/19/2004
I added to the recipe by using 2 c water and 2 T chicken soup base (instead of canned broth and water) 2 T worcheshire sauce 1 t. dried mustard and minced clove of garlic. My husband and I loved it and will put it our cold fall and winter night comfort recipe box! Read More
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15 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 8
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Rating: 4 stars
10/19/2004
I added to the recipe by using 2 c water and 2 T chicken soup base (instead of canned broth and water) 2 T worcheshire sauce 1 t. dried mustard and minced clove of garlic. My husband and I loved it and will put it our cold fall and winter night comfort recipe box! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
10/19/2004
I added to the recipe by using 2 c water and 2 T chicken soup base (instead of canned broth and water) 2 T worcheshire sauce 1 t. dried mustard and minced clove of garlic. My husband and I loved it and will put it our cold fall and winter night comfort recipe box! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
12/07/2010
Easy to make with ingredients that I had on hand. A tasty filling soup. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/25/2007
Hi sarah live in ustralia originally uk found this recipe on the 23rd may 2007 after losing original but have to save it is great i added seasonal salt and hubby who hates vegetables could not stop eating it thankyou well done love it!!!!!!! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/25/2007
This soup is good but it's a bit bland. Next time I'll try adding something to spice it up. I pureed the veggies after cooking them in the water to make the soup completely smooth and creamy. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/28/2007
I added some pepper and topped it with french fried onions. It was great for a cold evening meal served with rolls. My kids weren't impressed however. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/18/2005
This is a real keeper! So quick to make. It is delicious "as is" or you can add broccoli caluliflower or potatoes. Dice your pieces quite small. One of those recipes I have been waiting to find! Thanks Sarah where ever you are! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/05/2018
I added salt and pepper and it was really good I would make it again in the future. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/27/2018
I love the recipe but me being me I didn t put any onions in it and used granulated onion. I also added potatoes and bacon. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
05/01/2014
Made out of ingredients on hand. I was sick so didn't want to go to the store but wanted hot soup. Added some pepper. Easy and good! Read More