Cheddar Cheese Soup

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cheddar cheese soup

CategoryCuisineDiets, , Yield4 Servings

The village of Cheddar, England is home to this mellow and popular soup. For a gluten-free version, be sure to check the broth ingredients.

Ingredients

 2 tablespoons butter, dairy or nondairy
 ¼ cup grated carrot
 ¼ cup minced fresh onion
 ¼ cup minced celery
 4 cups vegetable broth
 ½ teaspoon powdered mustard
 ½ teaspoon paprika
 2 tablespoons cornstarch or arrowroot
 ¼ cup cold milk
 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese, dairy or nondairy
 Salt and pepper
Garnish
 Shredded carrots
 Chopped fresh chives or green onion

Instructions

1

Melt butter over low heat in a 3-quart saucepan. Add carrot, onion, and celery. Sauté for 5 minutes.

2

Stir in broth, mustard, and paprika. Simmer covered for 15 minutes.

3

In a small bowl, combine cornstarch or arrowroot with milk and stir until smooth. Add to soup, mixing well. Cook uncovered over low heat for 5 minutes. (Do not boil or the milk could curdle.) Add grated cheese and stir until melted.

4

Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve hot, garnished with fresh parsley.

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Ingredients

 2 tablespoons butter, dairy or nondairy
 ¼ cup grated carrot
 ¼ cup minced fresh onion
 ¼ cup minced celery
 4 cups vegetable broth
 ½ teaspoon powdered mustard
 ½ teaspoon paprika
 2 tablespoons cornstarch or arrowroot
 ¼ cup cold milk
 1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese, dairy or nondairy
 Salt and pepper
Garnish
 Shredded carrots
 Chopped fresh chives or green onion

Directions

1

Melt butter over low heat in a 3-quart saucepan. Add carrot, onion, and celery. Sauté for 5 minutes.

2

Stir in broth, mustard, and paprika. Simmer covered for 15 minutes.

3

In a small bowl, combine cornstarch or arrowroot with milk and stir until smooth. Add to soup, mixing well. Cook uncovered over low heat for 5 minutes. (Do not boil or the milk could curdle.) Add grated cheese and stir until melted.

4

Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve hot, garnished with fresh parsley.

Cheddar Cheese Soup