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Cream of Brussels Sprouts Soup

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Serves 4-6
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This Cream of Brussels Sprouts Soup is an easy, satisfying meal. Add bacon for a delicious topper. Trim the Brussels sprouts of any discolored outer leaves and cut an “x” in their bases before cooking. Boil or steam them whole until just tender. Serve with hearty bread for a complete and filling meal.


1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
2 shallots, chopped
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup light cream
1/2 cup milk
5 cups chicken stock
4 cups chopped cooked brussels sprouts
salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
crumbled cooked bacon or bacon bits, for garnish
  1. In a soup pot over medium heat, melt butter. 
  2. Add shallots and cook until soft. 
  3. Sprinkle in flour and stir until blended. 
  4. Slowly add cream and milk and stir until smooth. 
  5. Add chicken stock and Brussels sprouts. 
  6. Simmer for 10 minutes, uncovered. Do not boil. 
  7. Taste, then season with salt and pepper. 
  8. Garnish each serving with bacon.
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