Try one of our soup recipes today. .
Canadian Cheese Soup
3 T. butter
1 medium carrot finely chopped
1 celery rib finely chopped
1/2 C. onion finely chopped
1/3 C. green pepper finely chopped
4 mushrooms finely chopped
1/2 C. ham finely chopped (optional)
1/2 t. paprika
1/4 C. flour
1 T. cornstarch
1/2 qt. chicken broth
1/2 qt. milk
1/8 to 1/4 t. cayenne pepper
1/2 lb. process sharp cheddar cheese grated
salt and pepper to taste
In a large pot, melt butter. Add carrots, celery, onion, green pepper, mushrooms
and ham. Cook over medium heat until vegetables are tender.
Add some of the chicken stock to the flour and cornstarch. Stir to blend. Add
broth to the pot and stir in the flour mixture. Stir until thickened. Add the
cayenne pepper, salt and pepper. Stir in milk, add cheese and do not let boil
once the cheese and milk are in the pot or it will curdle.
Check seasonings and adjust to taste. Serve.