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Cheese & Wine Soup | Rich, Creamy, Delicious, Brilliant | Made with Sharp Cheddar & White Wine | craftycookingmama.com

Cheese & Wine Soup

Amanda
Cheese & Wine Soup. Rich, Creamy, Delicious, Brilliant. Made with Sharp Cheddar & White Wine - perfect for dipping with crusty bread.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Soups &amp, Stews
Servings 2 - 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 leek chopped (white part only)
  • 1 stalk celery chopped
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoon cold water
  • 1 cup shredded sharp chedder cheese packed
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine

Instructions
 

  • Combine chicken broth, chopped leek, celery and onion in a saucepan.
  • Bring to a light boil, reduce heat and simmer covered for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Strain. Discard veggies.
  • Return broth to saucepan. Heat over med/low heat.
  • In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth.
  • Stir cornstarch paste into soup. Stir or whisk until soup is smooth and thickened.
  • Stir in shredded cheese. Stir until completely smooth.
  • Stir in salt, pepper and nutmeg.
  • In a separate bowl, combine egg yolk & heavy cream. Whisk with fork.
  • Add in (approx) 1/2 cup of the hot soup. Stir until well combined.
  • Add mixture into soup. Stir constantly for about 2 minutes over low heat.
  • Remove from heat. Stir in 1/4 cup white wine. Serve immediately.
  • Serve soup with lots of fresh, crusty bread for dipping. Enjoy!