Garden Cheese Soup

Garden Cheese Soup


"You can adjust seasonings and vegetables to your taste. The leftovers reheat well! Serve with crackers or fresh bread."


55 m servings 276 cals
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Original recipe yields 9 servings



  • Calories:
  • 276 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 14.7 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.9g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 13.3 g
  • 27%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 40 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 1048 mg
  • 42%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a 6-quart pot, saute celery, onion, and garlic in butter or margarine until soft.
  2. Stir in flour. Gradually add water, and then vegetables, bouillon cubes, and chives. Bring to a boil, and then reduce heat. Cover the soup, and simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Stir in cheese and milk, and stir until melted. Do not boil. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
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  1. 12 Ratings


I had trouble w/ the carrots cooking in the amount of time the recipe called for. It took at least 40 min for them to be tender, and I chopped them fairly small. I would recommend dicing them in...

This soup was phenomal! My hubby loved it! My tweaks: did as others and sauteed the garlic with onions and celery; I decreased cheese to two cups; used skim milk; added an extra 1/2c. potatoes...

Not nearly as good as I imagined...

Great base recipe! I used what veggies I had in the fridge and it turned out tasty. Even my husband who doesn't like vegetables at all approved of this soup. My only change was to sautee three c...

Oh my goodness!! Yummy! I didn't have celery, so I put in some celery seed and chopped broccoli. It was amazing! This is definitely going into the rotation! Next time I will shoot for the real r...

I didn't have any chives, so I left them out. I also added some crumbled bacon. My family is clamoring for more. I think that next time, I will wait to add the flour with the milk.

I have made this many times with many different combinations of veggies. Always turns out great!

This is excellent! I added less water and added a can of brocoli/cheese soup instead. I mix just a tad of swiss chess with a mixture of different cheeses. Next time I will add brocoli, caulif...

WOW! This recipe was great. I served the soup in bread bowls, it was a big hit. Since it was so filling, I used it as the main dish for dinner. My boyfriend did not even mind that there wasn't a...