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Tavern Cheese Soup

Categories: Comfort Foods, Kid-friendly, Low-fat
Type: Soups and Stews

Are you a fan of cheese soup on a cold night? Then this luscious recipe's for you!

Serves: Serves: 6 (1 full cup)


  • 3 cups (15 ounces) diced raw potatoes
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cups (one 16-ounce can) Healthy Request Chicken Broth
  • 1 cup + 2 table spoons (4 1/2 ounces) shredded Kraft reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup Carnation Nonfat Dry Milk Powder
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

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  1. In a large saucepan, combine potatoes, celery, onion, and chicken broth. Bring mixture to a boil.
  2. Lower heat and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  3. Remove from heat and mash mixture (do not drain) with a potato masher until smooth. Gently stir in Cheddar cheese.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine dry milk powder and water. Add milk mixture to potato mixture. Mix well to combine.
  5. Stir in Worcestershire sauce, mustard, and black pepper.
  6. Return saucepan to heat and continue simmering for 6 to 8 minutes or until mixture is heated through and cheese melts, stirring often.

excerpted from:

From COOKING HEALTHY ACROSS AMERICA by JoAnna Lund. Used by arrangement with Perigee, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. Copyright © 2000 by Healthy Exchanges, Inc.

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