*  Exported from  MasterCook   *
 
                               Carrot Bisque
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups/Stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    5      slices        bacon -- chopped
    1      pound         carrots -- peeled and chopped
    6                    green onions -- chopped
    1      cup           chopped mushrooms
    3      stalks        celery -- chopped
    2      sprigs        fresh thyme
    1                    bay leaf
    4      cups          chicken broth
    1      cup           water
    1      cup           heavy cream
                         salt and freshly ground pepper
 
 1. In a stock pot over medium-high heat, sauté bacon until crisp. Add
 carrots, green onions, mushrooms, and celery. Cook, uncovered, for 5
 minutes. Add thyme, bay leaf, chicken broth, and water, bring to a boil.
 Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 50 minutes.
 
 2. Remove bay leaf. Place soup in a food processor and process until smooth.
 Return mixture to pot over low heat. Add cream and salt and pepper to taste.
 Heat until warm.
 
 
 
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