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Sopa De Almendras (Almond Soup)

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Grated onion 1 Tablespoon
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken broth 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Blanched almonds 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Mace 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Melt butter or margarine, add onion and cook gently 1 minute only.
Blend in flour, stir in chicken broth and cook until smooth and boiling.
Grind almonds to paste in electric blender or fine nut chopper.
Combine with seasonings, and stir into soup.
Cover, and simmer 15 minutes.
Combine cream, egg yolks and lemon rind.
Pour slowly into soup, stirring constantly.
Heat, but do not boil.
Serve garnished with leaves of watercress.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Appetizer
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
8

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