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French Mushroom Soup Using Chicken

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This French mushroom soup has subtle herbs that compliment the rich mushroom flavor in this decadent soup. This mushroom soup recipe makes a perfect starter to a luncheon or dinner party.
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Fresh mushrooms 1 Pound
  Flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Chicken broth 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Dried thyme leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Chopped green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2 Large
  Whipping cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  White pepper To Taste
  Minced parsley 2 Tablespoon

In large heavy soup pot, melt butter over medium heat.
Sauté mushrooms for 5-6 minutes or until mixture from mushrooms have evaporated.
Sprinkle flour over mushrooms and cook 1 minute.
Gradually stir in broth; bring to boil, stirring constantly.
Add thyme, bay leaf and green onions; reduce heat and cover.
Simmer 15- 20 minutes.
Remove bay leaf.
In small bowl whisk egg yolks with cream; stir 1cup hot broth into cream mixture and then return all to saucepan.
Heat over low heat until hot about 5 minutes; add pepper to taste.
Serve sprinkled with parsley.

Makes 8 servings

Note: If table cream is substituted and allowed to boil it will curdle.

Variation: Add ¼ cup medium sherry.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 320 Calories from Fat 213

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.9%

Saturated Fat 14.7 g73.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 164.2 mg54.7%

Sodium 929.2 mg38.7%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.8%

Sugars 5.5 g

Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A 32.2% Vitamin C 30.5%

Calcium 6.7% Iron 15.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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