Easy Cheesy Vegetable Chowder

Easy Cheesy Vegetable Chowder

by Karen West 1 year ago
4.5 (2)
30 minutes
283.9 kcal
18.5 g carbs
Description

Extreme comfort food! Cheese and vegetables in a velvety sauce. My steak and potatoes husband frequently requests this soup with fresh sourdough bread on weekends.

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 (10.5 ounce) can chicken broth
  • 2 cubes chicken bouillon
  • 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
  • 1 (8 ounce) package process cheese food (such as Velveeta®), cut into small cubes
  • ¼ teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon ground white pepper
Directions
  1. 1. Melt butter in a large, heavy pan over medium heat. Cook and stir onion and garlic in hot butter until tender, about 5 minutes. Whisk flour into the butter mixture until incorporated. Reduce heat to low and cook, stirring constantly, until the liquid is thick, about 3 minutes.
  2. 2. Stir milk, chicken broth, and chicken bouillon cubes into the butter mixture. Increase heat to medium and cook, stirring regularly, until slightly thickened, 5 to 7 minutes. Add mixed vegetables and cook until the vegetables are heated through, 10 to 15 minutes.
  3. 3. Reduce heat to low; add process cheese food, hot pepper sauce, and white pepper. Cook and stir until the cheese is completely melted, about 10 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
serving: 6 servings
calories: 283.9 kcal
carbohydrates: 18.5 g
protein: 13.7 g
saturated fat: 10.9 g
cholesterol: 53.2 mg
sodium: 1259.3 mg
fiber: 2.1 g
sugar: 5.9 g