Slovak Christmas Eve Mushroom Soup

Recipe by Jane from Ohio
READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 -2
    lb onion, chopped
  • 1 14
    cups butter, divided (May need a little more)
  • 2
    lbs mushrooms, finely chopped (we use white mushrooms)
  • 1
    quart water
  • 10
    (7 1/2 ounce) cans sauerkraut juice
  • 14
    cup flour
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DIRECTIONS

  • Saute chopped onions in 1 cup butter until golden brown.
  • Add finely chopped mushrooms to onions, and cook until mushrooms are done.
  • Add water and cans of sauerkraut juice, bring to boil, lower heat and simmer 1/2 hour.
  • In a small sauce pan brown remaining 1/4 cup butter, adding flour to make a roux.
  • Slowly add some soup juice (about 2 cups) to the roux, stirring to blend.
  • Add roux to soup and cook another 15 minutes to 30 minutes. Serve.
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