11 Cheap and Easy Canned Cheddar Cheese Soup Recipes

Condensed Cheddar Cheese Soup Recipes

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Condensed Cheddar Cheese Soup Recipes
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Soup It Up

Cheese and soup. We haven't even started, and our mouths are already watering. Combine those two ingredients and there is little doubt that this recipe roundup will be a solid roster of comfort food. It's winter, it's cold, and the sun is still setting far too early. Let's get to some cheddar cheese soup recipes that are sure to warm up your kitchen and your belly. 

Taco Macaroni and Cheese

Jalapeño Cheddar Mac & Cheese

What better way to kick off a slate of cheddar cheese soup recipes than with the archetype of canned soup itself: Campbell's. With six ingredients (including crushed potato chips) and just over a half-hour of combined prep and cook time, this recipe is a perfect carb-heavy, low-effort winter meal. 

Recipe: Campbell's

Homemade Tater Tot Hotdish Casserole

Cheesy Chicken Broccoli & Tater Tot Bake

If you love a site where you don't have to read 2,000 words of recipe-blogger rambling before getting to the actual recipe, you'll love this one. It, too, calls for just six ingredients and employs tater tots for a satisfyingly crunchy top. 

Recipe: Key Ingredient

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Homemade Hearty Breakfast Skillet with Potatoes and Bacon

Slow Cooker Bacon and Ham Breakfast Potatoes

Here's a recipe that's perfect for a snowy Sunday morning. Bacon, ham, onion, potatoes, bell peppers, and more combine to offer a hearty breakfast. Make it the night before in a slow cooker or whip it up the morning of in a skillet. 

Recipe: Mommy's Home Cooking

Beef enchiladas with tomato sauce and cheese
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World's Easiest Beef Enchiladas

If you believe that veggies aren't really required for a square meal, you'll love this recipe. It uses ground beef, refried beans, enchilada sauce, and onion for what the recipe developer calls a "mouth-wateringly delicious" dish. 

Recipe: Busy Budgeter

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Corn Chowder

O'Charley's Loaded Potato Soup

We are not about to judge this website for looking like it hasn't been redesigned since its 1996 inception. Instead, let's give it props for combining the canned soup in question with potatoes, butter, bacon, and chives. Yum.

Recipe: Recipe Link

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Mashed potatoes on dark concrete background

Everything Bagel-Seasoned Mashed Potatoes

If you've never met a mashed potato dish you didn't like, this one's for you. It uses Yukon gold potatoes and throws in the soup, cream cheese, panko, everything bagel seasoning, and more for a hearty meal. 

Recipe: Campbell's

Roasted Meat with cheese

Steak with Chipotle Cheese Sauce

The cheese soup comes into play in more of a supporting role in this recipe, but that doesn't make it any less delicious. Combined with chipotle chili powder and a few other fresh ingredients, it will add a nice smokiness to your grilled skirt or flank steak.

Recipe: Campbell's

Beer Cheese Sauce with Soft Pretzels