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Creamy Cheddar Cheese Soup

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  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped onion 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Dry mustard 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Chicken seasoned stock base 3 Tablespoon
  Worcestershire sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Thinly sliced celery 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cheddar cheese 10 Ounce, shredded
  Chopped green pepper/Pimento strips /toasted slivered almonds /cooked crumbled bacon To Taste (for garnish)

1. Put butter and onion into a 4-quart glass bowl. Cook uncovered in microwave oven 4 minutes at HIGH, or until tender; stir after 1 minute.
2. Stir flour, mustard, garlic powder and paprika into onion butter. Add 3 cups milk gradually, stirring constantly. Mix in chicken stock base, Worcestershire sauce and celery. Cook uncovered in microwave oven 10 minutes at HIGH, or until slightly thickened; stir occasionally.
3. Stir remaining milk and cheese into sauce. Heat uncovered in microwave oven to serving temperature (about 8 minutes at HIGH), or if using Temperature Probe, set at 160°F and at HIGH; stir occasionally.
4. Serve soup topped with desired garnish.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 611 Calories from Fat 361

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g63%

Saturated Fat 25.2 g125.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 124.5 mg41.5%

Sodium 3378.4 mg140.8%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g10.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.3%

Sugars 19.8 g

Protein 30 g60.6%

Vitamin A 32.4% Vitamin C 4.7%

Calcium 92.2% Iron 7.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Creamy Cheddar Cheese Soup Recipe