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You may use any type of cheese: white for Wisconsin cheese soup; cheddar for Ohio cheese soup, etc.

Ingredients

1/2 cup onion
1/4 cup chopped celery
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup flour
1 cup chicken broth
2 cups milk
1-1/2 cups grated cheese
1/2 cup cooked, mashed carrots

Instructions

Saute onion and celery in butter. Stir in flour. Add broth and milk. Stir until thickened and smooth. Add cheese and carrots. Heat to serving temperature.

Virginia Morton
Bettendorf



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