California Cheese Soup Recipe


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 Chopped onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 All purpose flour1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Milk3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Chicken broth1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chopped tomato1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chopped green chilies1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Monterey jack cheese6 Ounce, shredded (1.5 Cups)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1682 Calories from Fat 1027

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 123 g188.5%

Saturated Fat 71.7 g358.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 368.8 mg

Sodium 2951.3 mg123%

Total Carbohydrates 80 g26.8%

Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.2%

Sugars 46.9 g

Protein 72 g144.3%

Vitamin A 116.8% Vitamin C 202.1%

Calcium 203.7% Iron 15.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a 2-quart saucepan cook chopped onion and garlic in butter or margarine till tender.
Stir in flour, salt, and pepper.
Add milk and chicken broth all at once.
Cook and stir over medium heat till slightly thickened and bubbly; cook and stir 1 minute more.
Stir in chopped tomato and chopped chili peppers.
Add shredded Monterey Jack cheese; cook over low heat till melted, stirring constantly.
Garnish each serving with avocado slices and paprika, if desired.