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Creamy Bell Pepper Soup

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Ingredients
  Diced bell pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Diced onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Butter/Rendered chicken fat 2 Tablespoon
  Unbleached flour 2 Tablespoon
  Crumbled dried marjoram 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chicken stock 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Milk/Half-and-half cream/both 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  White pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Freshly grated lemon peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Bell pepper/Lemon slices 1 , sliced paper thin
Directions

Saute bell pepper, onion and garlic in butter until soft.
Sprinkle with flour and marjoram; cook, stirring, 3 minutes.
Gradually add stock, cook and stir until smooth and slightly thickened, cover and simmer gently 30 minutes.
Puree, add milk and season with pepper and lemon peel.
Reheat and adjust seasonings with salt; or chill and adjust seasonings.
Garnish with bell pepper slices.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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