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Classic Cream Of Mushroom Soup

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Ingredients
  Margarine 2 Teaspoon
  Minced onion 2 Tablespoon
  Mushrooms 2 Cup (32 tbs), sliced
  Enriched all purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Instant chicken broth and seasoning mix 1 Ounce (1 Packet)
  Ground thyme 1 Dash
  Evaporated skim milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dry sherry 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Dash
  White pepper 1 Dash
  Fresh parsley 1 Teaspoon, chopped
Directions

MAKING
1) Take a 1-quart saucepan and heat margarine in it until bubbly.
2) Stir in onion occasionally and sauté them until softened.
3) Mix in mushrooms and sauté them for 5 minutes longer.
4) Remove and save 2 tablespoons of mushrooms.
5) Add flour over vegetables in saucepan and stir cook it for 2 minutes.
6) Slowly mix in water, broth mix, and thyme and allow the mixture to come to a boil.
7) Lower the heat and then simmer the mixture, covered for 15 minutes.
8) Measure 2 cups of soup and process it in a blender container until smooth.
9) To a 1-quart bowl, transfer the mixture and continue the same procedure with remaining soup.
10) Into the saucepan, pour back the soup and mix in evaporated milk, sherry, and reserved mushrooms.
11) Allow the soup to simmer for 5 minutes longer and add in salt and pepper to taste.

SERVING
12) Ladle the soup in soup bowls and serve hot at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Mushroom
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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