Cheddar Soup

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  • Serves 6
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 281 calories
    • Fat 18 g
    • Sat Fat 10 g
    • Cholesterol 48 mg
    • Sodium 713 mg
    • Protein 15 mg
    • Carbohydrate 15 g
    • Fiber 3 g
    • Iron 1 mg
    • Calcium 364 mg
  • September 2001

Ingredients

  1. Check 2 celery stalks, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  2. Check 2 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  3. Check 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  4. Check 1tablespoon vegetable or olive oil
  5. Check 5cups chicken broth
  6. Check 1 medium baking potato, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  7. Check 1/2pound Cheddar, preferably white, grated (2 cups)
  8. Check 1teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  9. Check kosher salt
  10. Check croutons or crusty bread (optional)

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, cook the celery, carrots, and apple in the oil over medium heat until softened, 7 to 8 minutes.
  2. Add the chicken broth and potato and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, until the potato is tender, about 15 minutes.
  4. Puree the soup in a blender or food processor. Return to saucepan, whisk in the Cheddar and Worcestershire, and season to taste with salt.
  5. Serve the soup with croutons or bread (if desired).