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Cheesy Vegetable Chowder Recipe (Freezer Meal)

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On a cold winter day, all I want is a warm bowl of soup . . . and this is one of our family's favorites. We used to call this "Cheese Soup" growing up, but it's so loaded with vegetables that it's more veggies than cheese! My husband loves it because it's "hearty" . . . that's the only way I can get him to eat it as a main dish for dinner. :) This recipe can EASILY be doubled- in fact I double it every time I make it and freeze half for another day. When you finish making it, let the soup cool d

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2 chicken or beef bouillon cubes
1 cup water
1 cup diced celery
2 cups diced potatoes
1 cup diced carrot
1 (10 oz) package frozen mixed vegetables (I usually buy the broccoli, carrot, and cauliflower combo)
1 can Cream of Chicken soup (I used the (98% fat free kind)
1 can of milk (once you add the cream of chicken, use that can to measure your milk)
1 lb (16 oz) Velveeta cheese (I used the 2% milk kind), cubed
Place your bouillon cubes, water, celery, potatoes, and carrots in a large pot and bring to a boil. Boil until bouillon cubes have dissolved. Add your bag of frozen veggies and turn heat down to low (I...
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Nutritions

Calories
492

Sodium
1320mg
55% DV

Fat
30g
47% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
25g
8% DV

Fiber
4g
17% DV

Juicy, tender and flavorful Crock Pot Italian Beef is an easy dinner recipe that's perfect for busy days. Serve the shredded meat and pepperoncini on a hoagie roll with giardiniera and melted Provolone cheese for a classic Chicago Italian Beef Sandwich, or pair the roast beef with mashed potatoes, noodles, or rice for a cozy comfort food supper. You can't beat the convenience of an all-day slow cooker meal!

2 small onions
4 cloves garlic
3 lb. boneless beef chuck roast
2 T vegetable oil
14.5 oz beef broth
0.7 oz packet dry Italian salad dressing mix
1 T Worcestershire sauce
8 pepperoncini peppers
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  • Arrange the onions and garlic in the bottom of a slow cooker. Set aside.
  • Pat beef dry and season with kosher salt and black pepper on all sides.
  • Heat oil in a large pot or Dutch oven...
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Nutritions

Calories
389

Sodium
1839mg
76% DV

Fat
16g
25% DV

Protein
25g
50% DV

Carbs
37g
12% DV

Fiber
6g
24% DV