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                      GOLDILOCKS' GOURMET SPINACH SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    5       tb           Butter, sweet
      1/4   lb           Mushrooms, fresh -- washed,
                         -dried, trimmed & diced
    1                    Scallion -- chopped
    5       tb           Flour, all-purpose
    2       c            Chicken broth
    2       c            Milk
      1/2   ts           Salt -- (opt)
                         Pepper, black
                         Nutmeg, ground -- (opt)
      1/4   lb           Cream cheese -- softened & cut
                         -into cubes
    1       c            Swiss -- grated
      3/4   lb           Spinach, fresh
 
   Wash spinach; trim, cook, and chop.  Melt the butter
   in a large saucepan. In it slowly saut‚ the mushrooms
   and scallion until tender. Add flour and stir just
   until flour is cooked, a couple of minutes. Whisk in
   first chicken broth and then milk, stirring until
   thickened. Add salt if desired, pepper, nutmeg if
   desired, cream cheese and Swiss cheese; stir until
   melted.  Then stir in spinach.  Heat and stir very
   gently.  Season to taste.  Serve hot.
   
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