Cheddar melts into a creamy soup that's perfect as a starter or served with a salad for a light dinner or lunch.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
40 mins
total:
1 hr 5 mins
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a Dutch oven. Add celery, onion and garlic; saute until tender. Add broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 25 minutes.

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  • Strain vegetables, reserving broth in pan. Discard vegetables. Stir together evaporated milk and flour in a medium bowl; stir into broth. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.

  • Add 2 cups cheese; cook and stir over low heat until cheese is melted. If desired, stir in white pepper. If desired, sprinkle the 1/2 cup shredded cheese among individual servings.

Nutrition Facts

147 calories; protein 11g 22% DV; carbohydrates 13g 4% DV; exchange other carbs 1; fat 5g 8% DV; saturated fat 3g 15% DV; cholesterol 16mg 5% DV; sodium 464mg 19% DV.