What You Need:
2 T butter, cubed
1/2 C flour
3 C chicken broth, divided
1/2 C milk
1/2 C half and half
1 C cooked chicken, cubed
2 t lemon juice
1/4 t salt
1/8 t pepper
1/8 t nutmeg
4 lemon slices
How to Make It:
Melt the butter over medium heat in a soup kettle.
Stir in the flour and continue stirring until the mixture is smooth.
Carefully pour in 1 C of the chicken broth, the milk and the half and half.
Bring the mixture to a brisk boil.
Cook, stirring continuously, until the sauce has thickened.
Carefully add in the cubed chicken, the lemon juice, the sat, pepper and nutmeg.
Stir to combine the ingredients together well.
Pour the remaining chicken broth into the kettle.
Continue cooking over medium heat for 30 minutes or until completely heated through.
Garnish each bowl of soup with 2 lemon slices.
This soup is tasty but not filling. It’s the perfect beginning to a romantic meal. The chicken can be left out if you prefer.