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On a cold winter day, all I want is a warm bowl of soup . . . and this is Cheesy Vegetable Chowder Recipe is one of our family’s favorites.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Best Soup Recipe, Cheesy Soup Recipe, Easy Soup Dinner, Favorite soup recipe
Servings: 8
Calories: 235kcal

Equipment

  • large pot
  • Soup Bowls
  • Ladle

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken bouillon cubes or beef
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 2 cups diced potatoes
  • 1 cup diced carrot
  • 10 ounces frozen mixed vegetables 1 package, (I usually buy the broccoli, carrot, and cauliflower combo)
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup  (I used the 98% fat free kind)
  • 1 can milk (once you add the cream of chicken, use that can to measure your milk)
  • 16 ounces Velveeta cheese 1 pound, cubed (I used the 2% milk kind)

Instructions

  • Place your bouillon cubes, water, celery, potatoes, and carrots in a large pot and bring to a boil.
  • Boil until bouillon cubes have dissolved.
  • Add your bag of frozen veggies and turn heat down to low (I usually set my burner at 3 out of 10). Place lid on top of pot and let simmer for 30-40 minutes (add water if necessary).
  • Add cream of chicken soup, milk, and Velveeta cheese.
  • Stir constantly until cheese is all melted.
  • Serve with bread bowls or warm rolls.

Notes

  • This recipe can EASILY be doubled- in fact I double it every time I make it and freeze half for another day. When you finish making it, let the soup cool down, pour into a Ziploc bag or other freezer container and store for another day! When you want to eat it, thaw it in the fridge and re-heat it on the stove top until warm (or even microwave it).

Nutrition

Calories: 235kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 1448mg | Potassium: 598mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 5157IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 359mg | Iron: 1mg