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Creamy Reuben Soup

I had a professor in college who loved Reuben sandwiches. When he got the flu, I came up with this creamy soup. He loved it! —Jay Davis, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    5 cups

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 pound sliced deli corned beef, coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cup sauerkraut, rinsed and well drained
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, saute the onion, celery and green pepper in butter until tender. Stir in flour until blended; gradually add broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Reduce heat to low. Add the cream, corned beef, sauerkraut, salt and pepper; heat through (do not boil). Stir in cheese until melted.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 340 calories, 26g fat (17g saturated fat), 105mg cholesterol, 783mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 14g protein.

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