Tuna and Cheese Chowder

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Serves: 4 to 6


3 Tbs (45 ml) butter or olive oil
1/2 onion, chopped
1 rib celery, chopped
3 Tbs (45 ml) all-purpose flour
2 cups (500 ml) fish or chicken stock
2 cups (500 ml) milk
1 7-oz (200 g) can tuna, drained
1 1/2 cups (375 ml) shredded cheddar cheese
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


Heat the butter in a pot over moderate heat and saute the onion
and celery until tender but not brown, about 5 minutes. Stir in the
flour and cook for 3 minutes. Add the stock and milk and bring to
a boil, stirring frequently. Add the tuna and cheese and cook until
the cheese is melted, stirring frequently. Adjust the seasoning
with salt and pepper

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