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Chunky Cheese Soup Recipe
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Chunky Cheese Soup

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"A Cheddar cheese soup filled with chunks of vegetables and ham."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    40 mins

    1 hr


  1. In a large saucepan, mix the water, potatoes, carrots, celery, onions, salt and pepper. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  2. Mix the ham into the vegetable mixture.
  3. In a medium saucepan, melt the butter. Stir in the flour until smooth. Slowly pour in the milk. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir 2 minutes, or until thickened. Stir in the Cheddar cheese until melted.
  4. Mix the melted cheese mixture with the vegetable mixture and serve.
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Jan 10, 2004

This is the best ham, potato, and cheese soup I have ever had!!! It was so easy to make and tasted wonderful! It was a hit with my husband and son. I used Velveeta cheese in place of the shredded cheddar because I did not have any cheddar. It was so nice and creamy and full of flavor. Definately a keeper!!!

Apr 08, 2007

My husband loved this. I simmered the ham bone and used the broth in the soup along with the ham pieces. I didn't add any salt.


57 Ratings

Sep 14, 2010

This is my favorite soup of all time. The only change I made to the recipe is that I used chicken broth in place of the water to add more flavor.

Dec 06, 2006

I followed it exactly and it turned out great! I cant even think of a way to change it unless you are counting calories!

Jan 15, 2011

This is a crew-pleasing way to use up post holiday ham with minimal effort. As with most cheese based soups, I added some cayenne for a warming effect. Topped the soup with green onions and (more!) cheese and this was gone in a flash.

Mar 31, 2009

this is really really good as need to add a thing.

Sep 17, 2011

The only rerason I'm giving it 4 stars is because I have added some processed cheese as some reviewers suggested, trust me, it does give that extra creamy texture that this soup needs. Regardless - it was a hit, and I will definetly make it again. IMO best cheese soop on this site. Straight to my recipe box. Oh, and btw, don't overdo the ham, putting in too much will interfere with the rest of the flavours in this delish!

Feb 01, 2010

Yummy!! Basic ingredients and easy to make. If you like cream/cheese soups then this is a must. The ONLY change I made was 1/2 velveeta and 1/2 cheddar. Thanks for the great soup recipe!!


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  • Calories
  • 281 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 58 mg
  • 19%
  • Fat
  • 19.1 g
  • 29%
  • Fiber
  • 1.4 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 13.1 g
  • 26%
  • Sodium
  • 873 mg
  • 35%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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