*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                       BASIC CREAM OF VEGETABLE SOUP
 
 Recipe By     : TVFN How To Boil Water
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soup                             Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    3      tablespoons   unsalted butter
    1      cup           chopped onion
    1                    potato -- peeled and diced
    2      cups          water or chicken stock
    1 1/2  cups          steamed vegetables, i.e. carrots, broccoli -- 
 spinach, or peas
                         Salt and pepper
      1/2  cup           heavy cream
 
 In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.
 Add the chopped onion and cook until tender without browning.
 Stir in diced potato and liquid.
 Bring to a boil and simmer until potato is tender.
 Stir in your steamed vegetable of choice and return to a simmer. 
 Puree the soup in batches in a blender and return to saucepan.
 Leave 1 cup of vegetables not pureed if a chunkier soup is preferred.
 Season soup with salt and pepper and finish with heavy cream.
 Serve warm with french bread and a salad.
 
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 NOTES : Show #BW8303