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Creamy Cheddar Cheese Soup

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Ingredients
  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 to make 2 1/2 cups
  Chopped green pepper/Pimento strips/toasted slivered almonds/cooked crumbled bacon 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
Directions

MAKING
1 In a 4-quart glass bowl,put butter and onion.
2 Cook uncovered in a microwave oven for 4 minutes at HIGH, or until tender; stir after 1 minute.
3 Stir flour, mustard, garlic powder and paprika into onion butter. Add 3 cups milk gradually, stirring constantly.
4 Mix in chicken stock base, Worcestershire sauce and celery.
5 Cook uncovered in microwave oven for 10 minutes at HIGH, or until slightly thickened; stir occasionally.
6 Stir the remaining milk and cheese into sauce. Heat uncovered in microwave oven to serving temperature (for about 8 minutes at HIGH), or if using Temperature Probe, set at 160 degrees farenheit and at HIGH; stir occasionally.

SERVING
7 Top withthe desired garnish and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 612 Calories from Fat 361

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 41 g63%

Saturated Fat 25.2 g125.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 124.5 mg41.5%

Sodium 3378.5 mg140.8%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.5%

Sugars 19.8 g

Protein 30 g60.7%

Vitamin A 32.7% Vitamin C 9.4%

Calcium 92.2% Iron 8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Creamy Cheddar Cheese Soup Recipe