Fresh mushrooms in a creamy flavorful soup.
Cream of Mushroom Soup
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Ingredients1/4 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 )
DirectionsMelt butter in deep skillet or dutch oven and begin to saut√© chopped onions. Add garlic to taste, if desired.
Add sliced mushrooms and saut√© 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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