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Mushroom soup for two

Being two people at times its not worth making a large pot of soup. Here is a simple recipe for a mushroom soup for two people. I know for us, having more than two portions we at times forget it in the fridge, which inspired me to reduce the proportions to make it significantly smaller. This helps reduce food waste. Although it can be doubled to accommodate 4 people.

A cream soup has a base a bechamel sauce which consists of butter, flour and milk. Usually, equal portions of flour and butter with some milk to thicken it up.

For this mushroom soup you'll need

1 1/4 cups of mushrooms
2 Tablespoons of flour
2 Tablespoons of butter
3/4 cup of Milk
3/4 cup of low sodium chicken broth
half a yellow onion
1 clove of garlic

In a sauce pan, you melt the butter then you add the sliced onions, garlic and mushrooms.

Once the onions are translucent you add the butter and cook it until it coats the mushrooms.

Then you add the broth and the milk and let it simmer until its thick.




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