Cheese Soup Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodDish
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Sliced onion/5 leeks1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Thinly sliced potatoes3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Hot water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chicken bouillon cubes4
 Milk3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Thin cream1 Cup (16 tbs) (Half And Half)
 Shredded sharp american cheese2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Chives/Parsley/green onion tops2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2694 Calories from Fat 1701

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 190 g292.5%

Saturated Fat 118.7 g593.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 476.4 mg

Sodium 4179.7 mg174.2%

Total Carbohydrates 153 g51%

Dietary Fiber 13.2 g52.8%

Sugars 57.8 g

Protein 108 g215.4%

Vitamin A 127% Vitamin C 195.3%

Calcium 278.8% Iron 31.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Peel onions and slice or cut roots and tops from leeks, leaving 2" above white part and slice thin.
Melt butter in saucepan; add onions; cook slowly until tender but not brown.
Add potatoes, water, one chicken bouillon cube.
Cover and cook over medium heat until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally.
Press potatoes with liquid through sieve or blend with electric blender, adding 2 C.of milk.
Pour back into pan and add remaining milk and cream with the 3 bouillon cubes and cheese.
Stir over low heat until cubes and cheese are melted.
Add salt to taste and serve piping hot topped with minced chives, parsley or green onion tops.
Serves 6.
Soup may be served chilled by adding a little extra thin cream to make desired consistency.
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