*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      Goldilocks' Gourmet Spinach Soup
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    5       T            Butter, sweet
      1/4   Lb           Mushrooms, fresh -- washed,
                         -dried, trimmed & diced
    1                    Scallion -- chopped
    5       T            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.
   
                                   ---*Dying for Chocolate*
                                       Diane Mott Davidson
  
 
 
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