Rating: 4 stars
67 Ratings
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  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 2

Serve a rich and hearty cheese soup with Mini Ham Sandwiches for a comforting cool-weather dinner. 

Recipe by Cooking Light January 2012


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Recipe Summary

30 mins
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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 onion mixture constantly. Add potato, milk, broth, and 1/2 cup water to pan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Add 1/2 cup reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese and ground red pepper; cook 2 minutes or until cheese melts, stirring frequently. Top each serving evenly with 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped green onions.


Nutrition Facts

225 calories; fat 6.9g; saturated fat 4.1g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 9.9g; carbohydrates 32.7g; fiber 2.6g; cholesterol 21mg; iron 1.5mg; sodium 250mg; calcium 322mg.