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Creamy Celery Soup

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Ingredients
  Sliced celery 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Defatted chicken broth 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Evaporated skim milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1⁄3 Cup (4.8 tbs)
  Dried basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

In a large saucepan, combine the celery and 1 cup of the broth.
Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat.
Cover and simmer for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
Transfer the celery mixture to a blender or food processor.
Blend or process until nearly smooth (the celery will be in tiny pieces).
In a custard cup, stir together 1/4 cup of the milk and the cornstarch until smooth.
Then stir the cornstarch mixture into the celery mixture.
Add the remaining 1 1/2 cups milk and remaining 2 cups broth.
Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.
Stir in the basil.
Cook and stir for 2 minutes more.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Celery
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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