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Cheesy Vegetable Soup

Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped celery 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped carrot 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Diced potato 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Chicken broth 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pasteurized process cheese spread 8 Ounce (1 Jar)
  Diced pimiento 2 Tablespoon (Optional)
Directions

MAKING
1) Place a 2-quart saucepan over low flame and melt butter in it.
2) Cook the carrot, onion, celery and potato in the butter over low heat, with occasional stirring.
3) Cook for about 5 to 7 minutes until the vegetables turn crisp and tender.
4) Mix in the flour with constant stirring.
5) Pour the broth gradually and cook it over moderate heat with constant stirring until the mixture thickens and starts bubbling.
6) Season the mixture with pepper.
7) Lower the flame and simmer the mixture for 10 minutes.

SERVING
8) Serve the dish warm.

TIP
If desired, add pimento and cheese, stirring until the cheese melts completely.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
South American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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