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Chicken Cordon Bleu Soup

Chicken Cordon Bleu Soup

This Chicken Cordon Bleu Soup is filled with chicken, ham, and cheesy broth.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, French
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Yield 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 white onion diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 3 cups chicken broth (see note)
  • 2 cups half-and-half (see note)
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese softened
  • 1 1/4 cups shredded Swiss cheese
  • 2 cups rotisserie chicken
  • 1 cup diced ham

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, melt the better on low heat and add the diced onion. Cook onion in butter until onion is soft, about 2-3 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add the flour and cook for one minute.

  2. Slowly whisk in the chicken broth and half-and-half. Add the cream cheese and stir until combined. Stir in Swiss cheese until melted. Stir in the chicken and ham until heated through. Serve.

Recipe Notes

For the chicken broth: I really like the flavor of Better than Bouillon Chicken Base with water added to as called on the package.

You can substitute half cream and half milk for the half-and-half.