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Macaroni And Cheese Soup

1 c Elbow macaroni, uncooked
1/4 c Butter
1/2 c Carrots, finely chopped
1/2 c Celery, finely chopped
1 sm Onion, finely chopped
3 Cups Milk
6 oz Process american cheese Shredded
2 tb Chicken flavored bouillon Granules
1/2 ts Ground white pepper
2 tb Cornstarch
2 tb Water
8 oz Can whole kernel corn, Drained
1/2 c Frozen english peas

Cook macaroni per package directions, omitting salt; drain. Rinse in cold water; drain and set aside.

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add carrots, celery, and onion, and cook, stirring constantly, 5 to 7 minutes or until tender. Remove vegetable mixture from heat; set aside.

Combine milk and cheese in a heavy Dutch oven, and cook over medium heat, stirring often, until cheese melts. Stir in the bouillon granules and pepper.

Combine cornstarch and water, stirring well; stir into the milk mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and come to a boil. Boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.

Stir in macaroni, vegetable mixture, corn, peas; and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thoroughly heated.

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