Chunky Cheese Soup Recipe
- 2 cups water
- 2 cups peeled and diced potatoes
- ½ cup diced carrots
- ½ cup chopped celery
- ¼ cup chopped onions
- 1 ½ teaspoons salt
- ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1 cup cooked ham, cubed
- ¼ cup butter
- ¼ cup all-purpose flour
- 2 cups milk
- 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
step 1: In a large saucepan, mix the water, potatoes, carrots, celery, onions, salt and pepper. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
step 2: Mix the ham into the vegetable mixture.
step 3: In a medium saucepan, melt the butter. Stir in the flour until smooth. Slowly pour in the milk. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir 2 minutes, or until thickened. Stir in the Cheddar cheese until melted.
step 4: Mix the melted cheese mixture with the vegetable mixture and serve.