Broccoli Cheese Soup

2 c. sliced fresh carrots
1 c. sliced celery
2 c. broccoli florets
1/2 c. butter
1 1/2 c. chopped onions
3/4 c. all-purpose flour
1 (10 1/2 oz) can cond. chicken broth, undiluted
1 qt. milk
1/2 lb. process American cheese, cut into cubes

In large saucepan bring two quarts water to boil. Add carrots, celery and broccoli; cover and boil for five minutes. Drain and set aside. In same saucepan saut̩ onions in butter. Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add chicken broth and milk. Bring to boil over medium heat; cook and stir for two minutes or until thickened. Add vegetables; heat until tender. Add cheese; heat until cheese is melted. Makes six Рeight servings.

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