Broccoli/Mushroom Chowder

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TERRI OPGENORTH

By
@Terrio13

I found this orphaned recipe and made it tonight. I made some changes and claimed it as my own!
I made quite a few changes to the original recipe and the family raved!

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Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 lb
    broccoli, fresh
  • 8 oz
    mushrooms
  • 1 c
    butter
  • 1 c
    flour
  • 4 c
    chicken broth
  • 4 c
    half and half
  • 1 tsp
    salt, optional
  • 1/4 tsp
    white pepper
  • 1 tsp
    tarragon, crushed
  • a few pinch
    garlic
  • 1-2 c
    cooked chicken (opt)
  • ·
    crumbled bacon (opt)
  • ·
    shredded cheese (opt)
  • 1 small
    onion--chopped

How to Make Broccoli/Mushroom Chowder

Step-by-Step

  1. Clean and cut broccoli into 1/2 inch pieces.
  2. Steam in 1/2 cup water until tender/crisp (can also microwave them for 3 to 4 minutes) do not drain; Set aside.
  3. Clean and slice mushrooms.
  4. In a large pan over medium heat, melt butter; saute onions and mushrooms for a minute or two; add flour to make a roux.
  5. Cook, stirring constantly, for 2 to 4 minutes; do not let brown.
  6. Stir in chicken broth; bring just to a boil.
  7. Turn heat to low; add broccoli, chicken, half-and-half and seasonings. You can use an immersion blender at this point to incorporate ingredients a bit.
  8. Heat through but do not boil. Test for seasonings. Garnish with crumbled bacon and cheese if desired.

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About Broccoli/Mushroom Chowder

Course/Dish: Chowders Cream Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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