Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Tasty Tuesdays: Cheesy Vegetable Soup


Welcome to Tasty Tuesdays!

I made this delicious soup last weekend.  What a great lunch for a cold winter day.  It was easy to make and is loaded with vegetables.

{ Original recipe from the Jan/Feb issue of Cooking Light.  I did adapt the recipe to include carrots and broccoli }


Ingredients:
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 3 tablespoons flour
- 3 cups chopped redskin potatoes
- 2 medium carrots, sliced
- 1-1/2 cups broccoli florets
- 1-1/4 cups low fat or skim milk
- 1 cup chicken broth or stock
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese { I used a combo of sharp cheddar & gruyere }
- salt & pepper to taste
- green onion, chopped { optional }


Directions:
Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion to pan; sauté 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Sprinkle with flour; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add potato, carrots, broccoli, milk, broth, and water to pan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add cheese and salt and pepper to taste; cook 2 minutes or until cheese melts, stirring frequently. Top each serving evenly with 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped green onions, if desired.

Serve up and enjoy!  I thought the soup was especially good with a slice of delicious artisan bread

 

 
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20 comments:

Brandi said...

Your soup looks mighty good, Alissa!

Julie said...

I love that you added the carrots and broccoli. I need to make this soup for my family.

SnoWhite said...

That looks like my kind of soup... I'm sure we'll be trying it soon. Love all the veggies with the simple cheese broth.

Miz Helen said...

We just love vegetable soup and yours looks delicious. I am sharing my Strawberry Jalapeno Muffins today. Thanks for hosting and have a wonderful week!
Miz Helen

Susan Young said...

I can't wait to try some of these recipes!
I'm leaving my Marinated Chicken Skewers here today. Thank you for hosting!

Sarah said...

YUMMY! My kids would love that soup! They are huge fans of broccoli and cheese soup - but now I need to add more veggies like this!

Thanks for hosting, always look forward to sharing on your site!

Eleanor said...

I will definitely have to try this one!

Aarthi said...

This is my favorite..YUMMY

Aarthi
http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

Christi's Chirps said...

I have been a little under the weather for the past few days. This soup is EXACTLY what I need! Yum! I love a good vegetable soup. The addition of cheese makes it the perfect recipe!

Thanks for sharing!

Cheers,
Christi

Shelly said...

Looks yummy! I just want to dip that crusty bread right into the bowl!

-Shelly

Plami said...

This looks delicious! I am definitely gonna try to cook it!

XoXo
Plami

http://www.fashionthrill.com/

Joan@chocolateandmore said...

This soup just looks amazing! Thanks for hosting!

Tanya said...

The soup looks a.ma.z.ing!!
I'm gonna try it :)

Cooking for My Kids said...

Your soup is absolutely gorgeous! I love all of the colors. Thanks for sharing!

Mrs. T said...

Thanks for hosting!!

Rasonda @ Lake Cottage Dreams said...

Sounds yummo-licious!!! Thanks for hosting!

Kendra Quilts said...

Oh yummo!! These all look great! thanks for sharing. Love your blog!! Kendra... KendraQuilts

Sue said...

It's a cold, blustery day, and I am going to make this soup TONIGHT! I have everything in the ingredient list! :)

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