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Elegant Oyster Soup

Elegant Oyster Soup


"Delicious. Takes a little extra time, but it's worth the effort. Serve hot with green salad and crusty French bread"
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1 h servings 402 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 402 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 35.3 g
  • 54%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.9g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 7.5 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 117 mg
  • 39%
  • Sodium:
  • 870 mg
  • 35%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a large pot, saute chopped carrot, onion, celery and fresh mushrooms in 2 tablespoons of butter for 5 minutes or until the onions are transparent.
  2. In another large pot, melt 1/2 cup butter and stir in the flour. Cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Whisk in the chicken broth to the flour mixture. Add the sauteed vegetables, artichokes hearts, bay leaf, salt, cayenne pepper, thyme, oregano and sage. Simmer for 30 minutes over medium heat.
  4. Whisk in cream and add oysters; bring to a simmer, but do not boil.

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The first time I made this I followed the recipe exactly. I can't give it 5 stars as written. The flavor is very good but it was not filling or hearty. The second time I made it I used triple...

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To me it was a lot better when I made it the second time with modifications. I didn't add the mushrooms, artichokes, thyme, oregano and sage but added black pepper and a bit of Old Bay. I added ...

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The first time I made this I followed the recipe exactly. I can't give it 5 stars as written. The flavor is very good but it was not filling or hearty. The second time I made it I used triple...

Just made this soup. Made the following substitutions in the recipe: Can chopped asparagus instead of artichoke hearts, half and half instead of heavy cream, margarine instead of butter and I ...

this is AMAZING!!! i don't seem to be able to stop eating this...! the only thing is that the artichoke doesn't quite fit in here... i love artichoke, but it taste weird in this soup. i'll leave...

This soup was very easy to make and relied on easy-to-find ingredients. (I used 2-8 oz. cans of oysters w/ juices in lieu of fresh.) The result is excellent!

Every time I make this stew it's gone in no time at all. There are never any leftovers. This is my mother-in-law's recipe. I'm realy glad she shared it with everyone in the family. I hope ...

This is a wonderful recipe and I'll probably make it again for Christmas. To lighten it a bit, I halved the butter used and also used half evaporated milk and half cream. I added a little white ...

This was excellent. I wanted to make half the recipe and did not want to open a second can of chicken broth for just 2 ounces so I used 1 can broth and 3/4 cup cream. For half the recipe I use...

I cannot say enough about this was FANTASTIC! Rave reviews from everyone--my sister in law, who does't like oysters, went back for seconds!

Fantastic! My whole family loved it.

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