About this recipe:A wonderfully simple soup. Onions, celery and carrots are simmered in a creamy chicken stock, with Cheddar cheese. Serve with crusty fresh bread, for a substantial lunch or dinner.
65g celery, chopped
50g carrots, chopped
1/2 onion, chopped
5 tablespoons plain flour
500ml full fat milk
325ml chicken stock
200g Cheddar cheese, grated
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Method Prep:10min › Cook:15min › Ready in:25min
In a small saucepan, combine celery, carrot and water. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer until tender.
Meanwhile, in a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Cook onion in butter until tender. Stir in flour and milk and cook until thickened. Stir in stock, cheese and vegetables with their liquid. Stir until cheese is melted and everything is well combined. Serve hot.
Really simple and yummy soup! I made this for me and my other half, so reduced the amounts apart from the veg, and added some leftover mushrooms. He usually moans about having to eat soup but we both loved this. - 30 May 2013