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Fresh cilantro brings its signature aroma and flavor to this creamy soup recipe.

Victoria Tacher, Tallahassee, Florida
Recipe by Southern Living October 2000

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Yield:
6 cups (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Remove stems from cilantro, and coarsely chop leaves.

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  • Process cilantro and 1 cup chicken broth in a blender or food processor until blended, stopping to scrape down sides.

  • Melt butter in a Dutch oven over medium heat; whisk in flour. Gradually add remaining 3 cups broth, whisking constantly until mixture is smooth. Boil 1 minute. Stir in cilantro mixture, cream cheese, and next 5 ingredients; simmer soup 15 minutes. Garnish, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

156 calories; calories from fat 50%; fat 8.6g; saturated fat 5.2g; mono fat 2.5g; poly fat 0.4g; protein 7.9g; carbohydrates 9.3g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 31mg; iron 1.6mg; sodium 393mg; calcium 177mg.
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