Friday, March 20, 2009

Wisconsin Sharp Cheddar Cheese Soup

All you need really is 3 Tbsp. Butter
4 Tbsp. Flour
1/2 onion finely chopped
4 cups chicken broth
2 cups milk
1 cup light cream
1 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
3/4 Lb. shredded cheddar cheese

*Melt the butter and mix the flour in with a small whisk
*Slowly add the chicken broth whisking constantly, followed by adding the milk
*Add the onion and let sit on the stove on medium-low heat for 5 min
*Stir in the cheese and using a spoon stir the soup and cook until cheese has melted thoroughly
*Remove from heat and add the 1 cup of cream
*Add the salt and stir, followed by the cayenne pepper
*Taste and adjust the seasoning accordingly, if necessary

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