French Cheddar Soup


French Cheddar Soup

French Cheddar Soup

The Everything Soup Cookbook, this book has 300 mouthwatering recipes.  There is soup for everything…such as Curried Chicken, Lemon Chicken and Okra, Italian Minestrone Cola, Pumpkin, Rice and Egg.  I’ve picked out for you to try…


 French Cheddar Soup Recipe


French Cheddar Soup

1 small onion

1 green bell pepper

2 stalks celery

2 carrots

3 cups shredded cheddar cheese

4 Tbsp. butter

4 Tbsp. flour

3 Tbsp. sherry

4 cups Kitchen Basic chicken broth

2 cups milk

Salt and pepper

Fresh parsley


Finely chop the onion, green pepper, celery and carrots.  Grate the cheese.

Heat the butter in a soup pot.  Sauté the vegetables on medium for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.  Remove the pot from the heat and allow to cool slightly.

Shake the flours over the mixture.  Pour in the sherry and chicken broth.  Bring the mixture to a boil, stirring constantly.  Add the cheese and stir until it melts.  Drizzle in the milk, stirring all the time.  Turn the heat to very low; cover, and heat the soup thoroughly for about 10 minutes; DO NOT LET IT BOIL.

Chop the parsley.  Salt and pepper the soup to taste.  Ladle the soup into bowls, garnish with the parsley and serve.          6 servings


(Recipe for French Cheddar Soup, was in The Everything Soup Cookbook, 2002, 2015)


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