Creamy Stilton Soup

Creamy Stilton Soup

Here is a rich and satisfying cheese soup. Stilton cheese is the great English blue-veined cheese that ages to ivory-pale gold perfection.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1/4
cup butter or margarine
1
medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1
medium carrot, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1
bay leaf
1/4
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon white pepper
2
cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1 1/2
cups half-and-half
1 1/2
cups crumbled Stilton cheese (6 oz)
Chopped fresh parsley, if desired
  1. Melt butter in 3-quart saucepan over medium heat. Cook onion, carrot and bay leaf in butter about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion and carrot are tender.
  2. Stir in flour and white pepper. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth and bubbly; remove from heat. Stir in broth and half-and half. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly; boil and stir 1 minute.
  3. Stir in cheese. Heat over low heat, stirring constantly, just until cheese is melted. Remove bay leaf. Sprinkle parsley over soup.
Makes 6 servings
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After stirring in the cheese, heat over low heat. Cheese in soups like this one can separate if allowed to boil.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 290
    • (Calories from Fat 210),
  • Total Fat 23g
    • (Saturated Fat 15g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 880mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 10g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 9g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.