Cream of Anything Soup
4 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
Dash of cayenne pepper
1 1/2 cups milk
2 cups chicken broth or stock
1/2 teaspoon Mrs. Dash (seasoned salt)
1 teaspoon onion powder or a small chopped onion
In a soup pot, melt and brown the butter and flour.
Add salt, pepper and cayenne pepper.
Add milk, chicken broth or stock, seasoned salt and onion powder or onion.
Choose one of the following groups of vegetables (pureed or chopped) and the corresponding seasonings:
2 cups asparagus - 1 tablespoon lemon juice, Dash of ground nutmeg or mace
1 1/2 cups green beans - 1/2 teaspoon crushed savory
2 cups broccoli - 1/2 teaspoon thyme, Dash of garlic powder, 1 bay leaf
1 cup carrots - 1 tablespoon parsley, 1/2 teaspoon basil
2 cups cauliflower - 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
1 1/2 cups zucchini - Dash of nutmeg
1 1/2 cups mushrooms - Dash of nutmeg
Vegetable Soup Recipes