Creamy Vegetable and Cheddar Soup

    Creamy Vegetable and Cheddar Soup

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    30min


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    About this recipe: This soup is a winter warmer. Carrots are simmered with broccoli in a creamy cheese soup base. Enjoy as is, with garlic croutons or a side of fresh bread.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 120g sliced carrots
    • 175g chopped broccoli
    • 250ml water
    • 1 teaspoon chicken stock granules
    • 4 tablespoons chopped onion
    • 50g butter
    • 4 tablespoons plain flour
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 475ml milk
    • 225g grated mature Cheddar cheese

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, combine carrots, broccoli, water and stock. Bring to the boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
    2. In a large saucepan, cook onion in butter over medium heat until onion is translucent. Stir in flour and pepper; cook 1 minute. Stir in milk. Bring to the boil, then stir in cheese until melted. Stir in reserved vegetables and cooking liquid. Heat through and serve.

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    tastey and filling though a bit to mutch cheese - 22 Mar 2011

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    Altered ingredient amounts. I used half the amount of cheese and added some calliflower - 22 Mar 2011

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