Cheese soup

Cheese soup


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About this recipe: A simple, yet deliciously cheesy soup. Cheese is melted into a thick and creamy soup base. Serve with crusty bread, for lunch or dinner. It's perfect for the cold winter months.


Serves: 10 

  • 115g unsalted butter
  • 85g finely chopped onion
  • 65g chopped carrot
  • 60g plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons cornflour
  • 1 litre chicken stock
  • 1 litre milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • 415g grated Cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • chopped fresh parsley for garnish

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion and carrot and cook, stirring frequently until tender. Whisk in the flour and cornflour and cook for about a minute stirring constantly. Gradually whisk in the chicken stock and milk so that no lumps form.
  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until the mixture is starting to thicken, 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in the baking powder and grated cheese and season with salt and pepper. Garnish with parsley before serving.

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