Mader's German Restaurant Reuben Soup Recipe
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Mader's German Restaurant Reuben Soup

1/2 large onion, diced
2 ribs celery, diced
1/2 green bell pepper, diced
1/2 red bell pepper, diced
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
1 bay leaf
3 cups beef stock
3 cups chicken stock
6 ounces corned beef, thinly sliced
8 ounces Swiss cheese, shredded
1 cup sauerkraut
2 ounces roux (see recipe)
1 pint half-and-half cream, heated until hot
1 cup pumpernickel or rye bread croutons

Combine onion, celery, peppers and butter in 3-quart saucepan; cook until over very low heat until softened. Add flour; cook a few minutes, stirring occasionally. Add bay leaf and stocks; bring to boil. Reduce to simmer.

Cut corned beef into julienne strips; add to soup. Add cheese and stir slowly until melted. Add sauerkraut, then roux. Let simmer 30 minutes. Add half-and-half and heat through. Remove bay leaf. Ladle soup into bowls and top with croutons.

Makes 8 servings.


4 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon flour
Melt butter in small saucepan. Blend in flour. Cook until bubbly, then cook another 1 to 2 minutes, stirring.

Source: Mader's German Restaurant, 1037 N. Old World 3rd St. Milwaukee, WS. and JS Online

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