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Cheesy Vegetable Chowder

Cheesy Vegetable Chowder

I love how hearty and filling this soup is. I could eat soup every day. This soup makes it easy for kids to enjoy their vegetables. They are cooked soft and tender and the flavor of the creamy soup makes it a perfect filling comfort food.

Cheesy Vegetable Chowder

  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup onions
  • ¼ cup celery
  • 1 Tablespoons minced garlic
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 3 cups milk
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 3 chicken bouillon cubes (, crushed)
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups diced and cooked potatoes
  • 1 cup cooked and sliced carrots
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup cooked and chopped broccoli
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  1. In a large saucepan, boil water, (enough water to cover potatoes and carrots), and add potatoes, and carrots and frozen peas.
  2. Add salt to the water.
  3. Cook until tender.
  4. Add broccoli during the last 5 minutes of cooking.
  5. Drain vegetables and set aside.
  6. In a large saucepan, melt butter and add onions, and celery.
  7. Cook until tender. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  8. Add flour and cook for 1 minute.
  9. Add milk, chicken broth and crushed bouillon cubes.
  10. Bring to a boil.
  11. Add heavy cream and return to a boil.
  12. Stir in vegetables and return to a boil.
  13. Remove from heat and stir in cheese.
  14. Stir until melted and serve.
  15. Top with extra cheese.

 

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