Harvest Vegetable and Canadian Swiss Cheese Chowder

Harvest Vegetable and Canadian Swiss Cheese Chowder
  • 6 servings
  • 0:10 Preparation
  • 0:45 Cooking
  • 0:55 Total Time


Add all
  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)


  • 1

    medium onion, chopped

  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)

    small heads of cauliflower

  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)

    small heads of broccoli

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    grated carrot

  • 10 oz
    (284 ml)

    chicken broth

  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)


  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups
    (500 mL)

    shredded canadian swiss

  • salt, pepper

  • buttered croutons


In a large saucepan, melt butter at medium heat.

Add onion, cook and stir over medium-high heat until soft.

Add cauliflower, broccoli, carrot and chicken broth. Bring to boil.

Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until vegetables are soft.

In a large bowl, whisk milk into flour until smoothly combined; add to saucepan.

Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens.

Remove saucepan from heat; add 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) cheese and stir until cheese is melted. Season with salt and pepper.

To serve, sprinkle with 1/2 cup (125 mL) more cheese and add Buttered Croutons.

Buttered croutons

Preheat the oven at 350°F (180°C).

Cut 2 slices of bread into cubes; toss in 2 tbsp (30 mL) melted butter.

Place cubes in a single layer on baking sheet. Bake for 5 minutes.

Turn cubes over and bake 5 minutes longer.

Makes about 1 cup (250 mL).

Source: Féd. producteurs de lait du Québec

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