Cream of Pimento Soup

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by LonghornMama

From Southern Living. Quick soup that's really good with a grilled cheese sandwich.

Top Review by rosslare

Love pimentos, love this soup! Very simple to make, too.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place pimento in container of an electric blender and process until smooth, stopping once to scrape down sides. Set pimento aside.
  2. Melt butter in heavy saucepan over low heat; add flour and stir until flour mixture is smooth. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  3. Add chicken broth and half-and-half gradually to flour mixture, and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until broth mixture is thickened and bubbly.
  4. Stir in pimento, onion, salt, and hot sauce; cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until thoroughly heated.
  5. Garnish with sour cream, if desired.

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