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Cream Of Mushroom Soup

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  All-purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Instant chicken bouillon granules 1 Teaspoon
  Onion 2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Half and half 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Divided)
  Mushrooms 2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
Directions

MAKING
1. In a medium (2 quart or 8-cup) microwave proof casserole, add butter
2. Place in the microwave and melt at high for less than 1 minute.
3. Stir flour, seasonings, bouillon granules and onion into the melted butter to make a smooth paste.
4. Gradually add 1 cup half and half, stirring constantly to blend with the flour paste.
5. Stir in mushrooms.
6. Return to the microwave and set at level 7
7. Cook the soup for about 6 minutes stirring occasionally, until it thickens and begins to bubble.
8. Stir the remaining half and half into the soup, reserving 2 spoons for garnish.
9. Heat at the same power for another few minutes until piping hot.

SERVING
10. Ladle the hot soup into warm soup plates
11. Garnish with a reserved cream and serve the soup with crusty bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Mushroom
Interest: 
Quick
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
12 Minutes
Ready In: 
17 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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