Cream of Mushroom Soup

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  • Cream of Mushroom Soup

Fresh mushrooms in a creamy flavorful soup.

Cream of Mushroom Soup

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Ingredients

1/4    cup    onion ( chopped )
2    tablespoons    butter
8    ounces    mushrooms ( sliced, about 3 cups )
4    tablespoons    flour
2    Can (14.5 oz)    chicken broth
1    cup    half and half
1/2    teaspoon    salt
   to taste    black pepper
   to taste    garlic ( or garlic powder; optional )

Directions

Melt butter in deep skillet or dutch oven and begin to sauté chopped onions. Add garlic to taste, if desired.
Add sliced mushrooms and sauté until color turns light brown and moisture appears.
Push ingredients to one side. Push moisture / melted butter to the other side and add flour a bit at a time to make roux, stirring briskly to incorporate ingredients smoothly.
Whisk in chicken broth, half a can or less at a time, until all is mixed.
Boil for two minutes. Mixture should begin to thicken.
Add salt, pepper if desired, and half and half. Then simmer for 15 minutes.

 

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