Happy St. Patty's Day! Here's a great soup recipe that is most appropriate for this special occasion!
Creamy Reuben Soup
1/2 c onion, chopped
1/4 c celery chopped
1/4 c green pepper, chopped
1/4 c butter, cubed
2 tbsp flour
1 c beef broth
2 c half and half
1/4 lb deli corned beef, coarsely chopped
3/4 c sauerkraut, rinsed and well drained
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 c 4 oz Swiss cheese, shredded
Saute onion, celery and green pepper in butter until tender. Stir in flour until well blended and gradually add broth. Bring to a boil, cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat to low and add half & half, corned beef, sauerkraut, salt and pepper. Do not boil. Add cheese and stir until melted. Yields 5, 1 cup servings.