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Mushroom Soup Recipe

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Added: Thursday, October 1, 2009


1/4 c. butter or margarine
1/4 c. flour
2 cups chicken broth
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 - 2 bay leaves
2/3 c. finely chopped celery
1/4 c. finely chopped onion
3 T. cooking oil
10 oz. sliced fresh mushrooms
2/3 c. half & half or milk

In a 2 quart saucepan melt butter; stir in flour until smooth. Gradually stir in broth until smooth. Add salt and pepper and bay leaves. Simmer uncovered 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile in another saucepan, saute onion and celery in cooking oil until tender. Add mushrooms; cook and stir until tender. Add to broth mixture and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 15 minutes stirring occasionally. Add cream or milk and heat through. Discard bay leaves and serve.




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