Reuben Soup

Reuben Soup Recipe
Photo: Gooseberry Patch
If you are a fan of the sandwich, you will love this creamy reuben soup. With simple and tasty ingredients, you can have a warm bowl in mere minutes.

Yield:

Serves 6

Recipe from

Gooseberry Patch

Ingredients

2 tablespoons butter
1 onion, chopped
4 cups chicken broth
1 cup sauerkraut, drained and chopped
1 bay leaf
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 cup cold water
1 cup whipping cream
1 cup half-and-half
1 pound deli corned beef, cubed
1 cup shredded Swiss cheese
salt and white pepper to taste
Garnish: rye croutons

Preparation

Melt butter in a medium saucepan. Add onion and cook until soft. Add broth, sauerkraut and bay leaf. Cover; reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and water. Add to saucepan; stir in cream, half-and-half, corned beef and cheese. Simmer over very low heat for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring often; do not boil. Remove bay leaf and add salt and pepper. Ladle into bowls and sprinkle with croutons. Melt butter in a medium saucepan. Add onion and cook until soft. Add broth, sauerkraut and bay leaf. Cover; reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and water. Add to saucepan; stir in cream, half-and-half, corned beef and cheese. Simmer over very low heat for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring often; do not boil. Remove bay leaf and add salt and pepper. Ladle into bowls and sprinkle with croutons.