Lynn demonstrates how to make a really quick and easy Cream of Mushroom Soup. This is a very delicious soup that you can make more elegant by adding some herbs, such as thyme or parsley. Adapted from Taste of Home.
Optional additions -- Fresh or dried thyme or parsley or both
In a large saucepan, sauté onion in butter until tender. Add mushrooms and sauté until tender. Combine flour and broth until smooth; stir into the mushroom mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat. Stir in the cream, salt and pepper and herbs if using. Simmer, uncovered , for 15 minutes, stirring often. 4-6 servings.
Lynn's Recipes: February 2013