Friday, July 25, 2008

Cream of Mushroom Sooup

1 lb. mushrooms
1/4 cup. margarine or butter
3 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup whipping (heavy) cream
1 can (14 1/2-oz) ready to serve chicken broth

Slice enough mushrooms to measure 1 cup. Chop the remaining mushrooms.

Melt margarine in 3-quart saucepan over medium heat. Cook all the mushrooms in the margarine about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mushrooms are golden brown. Sprinkle with flour and salt. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened.

Gradually stir in whipping cream, and broth; heat until hot. Sprinkle with pepper.

(4 cups)