European Kraut Soup

Recipe by Jane from Ohio
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    lb mushroom, cleaned and chopped fine
  • 1
    (10 ounce) can sauerkraut, drained
  • 12
    cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1
    quart water (use half & half or whole milk for thicker soup)
  • 4
    tablespoons butter
  • 2
    tablespoons flour
  • paprika (to garnish)

DIRECTIONS

  • Cook mushrooms in 1 quart of water for 30 minutes.
  • Add kraut and cook for another 25 minutes.
  • Lightly brown onion in 1 tablespoon butter and add to soup.
  • In a saucepan, melt remaining butter.
  • Whisk in flour and lightly brown.
  • Add flour mixture to mushrooms, kraut and onions. Cook 1 -2 minutes longer.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Top each serving with a dash of paprika.