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Creamy Reuben Soup Recipe

Creamy Reuben Soup Recipe

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. YIELD:5 servings

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 (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese

Directions

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Reduce heat to low. Add the cream, corned beef, sauerkraut, salt and pepper; heat through (do not boil). Stir in cheese until melted. Yield: 5 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (prepared with reduced-sodium broth) equals 340 calories, 26 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 105 mg cholesterol, 783 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 14 g protein.