Cheddar Chili Soup

Author: Canadian Living

Cheddar originated in England, but Canadian Cheddar is now more famous worldwide. It's the preferred cheese of Canadians, who consume a total of 64,316 lb (29,174 kg) a year! Corn chips or tortillas make a great crunchy accompaniment to this fabulous soup.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : © CanadianLiving.com

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper seeded and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 baking potatoes peeled and chopped
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 1/4 cups shredded old Cheddar cheese (9 oz/275 g)
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onion

Method

In saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, garlic, jalape?epper and chili powder for about 5 minutes or until softened.

Add potatoes and stock; bring to boil. Cover and simmer for about 15 minutes or until potatoes are softened.

Transfer to blender or food processor; pur?until smooth. Return mixture to saucepan over medium heat. Add 2 cups (500 mL) of the cheese, milk, corn, salt and pepper; cook, stirring, for 15 to 20 minutes or until steaming and cheese is melted. Garnish with green onion and remaining cheese to serve.

Nutritional facts <b>Per servings:</b> about

  • Sodium 540 mg
  • Protein 12 g
  • Calories 237.0
  • Total fat 14 g
  • Cholesterol 38 mg
  • Saturated fat 8 g
  • Total carbohydrate 18 g

%RDI

  • Iron 5.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 10.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 29.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 16.0
  • Vitamin C 15.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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