Old Fashioned Smoked Salmon Soup

Directions

  1. Melt butter in medium-to-large saucepan on stovetop set to medium-high heat. Add carrot, celery, and onion, then sauté until tender (about 5 minutes).
  2. Add salmon to pan and mix thoroughly. Stir in chicken broth, half and half, salt and pepper. Bring to a near boil, then keep it simmering.
  3. Slowly pour in cornstarch slurry, stirring until soup thickens. Simmer for another 5 minutes. Serve warm with crackers or fresh bread.

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Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery (mostly leaves), chopped
  • 2 (6.5 oz.) cans smoked king salmon
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch mixed with 1/4 cup water (slurry)
  • Dash of salt and pepper
  • Soup crackers or fresh bread