Savory Cheese Soup (1-21-2020)

Mom's Tips

January 21st, 2020 by Jim Field

  • 3 – 14 oz. cans chicken broth
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 large carrot, chopped
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cold water
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, cubed and softened
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 12 oz. can beer, optional

In slow cooker, combine broth, onion, carrot, celery and red pepper.  Cover and cook on low 7 to 8 hours.  Combine flour and water until smooth; stir into soup.  Cover and cook on high 30 minutes longer until soup is thickened.  Stir in cream cheese and cheddar cheese until blended.  Stir in beer if desired.  Cover; cook on low until heated through.

(Andrea Whitlock, Indianola)