This meatless soup is full of Mexican flavors and cheesy goodness! Perfect 30 minute meal for any day of the week!
Happy Wednesday everyone! I have today's post, and one on Saturday from my sister, Shannon, then I'll be taking a week off from blogging for Christmas! I'm looking forward to getting in the kitchen, spending time with my family and relaxing! I'm taking 5 days off from my regular job too, which both are much needed! I hope you have a fabulous holiday!
I am absolutely in love with today's recipe! I whipped it up from ingredients in my fridge and pantry when I was too lazy to leave the house and go grocery shopping! I am such a homebody on the weekends, so it was nice to not venture out in this chilly MN weather! I ended up bringing leftovers to work the next day, and both my brother and sister loved this recipe too!
We love Mexican flavors, and this soup has all that and more! It's full of veggies and cheese. So fresh, but yet so comforting. Perfect for a cold day with some crusty bread or crackers!
Cheesy Mexican Vegetable Chowder (click here to print recipe)
What you need:
3 tablespoons butter
1 cup carrots, chopped
1 cup celery, sliced
1 medium onion, diced
1 cup bell pepper, diced
1 cup frozen corn
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
3 cups chicken broth
2 cups milk
1/2 cup flour
3 cups taco or Mexican style shredded cheese
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
salt and pepper
In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium high heat. Add the carrots, celery, onion and bell pepper, saute for about 4-5 minutes. Stir in the corn, cumin, chili powder and season with salt and pepper. Saute for another 2-3 minutes. Pour in the chicken broth, and simmer over medium heat for 20 minutes, until vegetables are tender.
Whisk together the milk and flour and pour into the soup. Then add cheese and cilantro. Simmer until the soup has thicken and cheese is melted, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and serve!
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This recipe is shared at: Love Bakes Good Cakes, A Dish of Daily Life, The Better Baker, The Gunny Sack, Memories by the Mile,