Cream Soup Base / Cream Soup Substitute

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READY IN: 5mins
SERVES: 2
YIELD: 1 cup
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    tablespoons butter
  • 3
    tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 12
    cup broth (veggie, beef or chicken is fine based on your preference)
  • 12
    cup low-fat milk (skim is fine too)
  • salt and pepper (or a pepper grinder is fun too for a twist)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat until lightly bubbly.
  • Stir in flour; keep stirring until smooth and bubbly.
  • Remove from heat and add the broth and milk, a little at a time, stirring to keep smooth. Then return to heat. Bring to a gentle boil; cook, stirring constantly, until it thickens.
  • Add salt and pepper, as needed to taste.
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