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                       CREAM OF FRESH VEGETABLE SOUP
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 Serving Size  : 3    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Vegetables
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1 1/2   c            Chicken broth
      1/2   c            Chopped onion
                         Desired vegetable and
                         -seasonings (see chart
    2       tb           Butter
    2       tb           All-purpose flour
      1/2   ts           Salt
                         Few dashes White Pepper
    1       c            Milk
   In saucepan combine chicken broth, chopped onion, and
   one of the vegetable-seasoning combinations from
   chart. (Or substitute an equal amount of frozen
   vegetable, if desired.) Bring mixture to boiling.
   Reduce heat;cover and simmer the time indicated in the
   chart or till vegetable is tender. (Remove bay leaf if
   using broccoli.)
   Place half the vegetable mixture into a blender
   container or food processor. Cover and blend 30 to 60
   seconds or till smooth. Pour into bowl. Repeat with
   remaining vegetable mixture; set all aside.
   In the same saucepan melt the butter. Blend in the
   flour, salt and pepper. Add the milk all at once. Cook
   and stir till mixture is thickened and bubbly. Stir in
   the blended vegetable mixture. Cook and stir till soup
   is heated through. Season to taste with additional
   salt and pepper. Serves 3 or 4.
   Recipe from: Better Homes and Gardens, Soups & Stews
   Cookbook copyright 1978 by Meredith Corporation, Des
   Moines, Iowa
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