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                          Chicken a la Reine Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Cooking with Mickey Around the World
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soup
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4  cup           butter
    1      cup           finely diced onion
    1      cup           finely diced carrot
    1       cup          finely diced celery
      1/3  cup           all-purpose flour
    2      quarts        chicken broth
      1/3  cup           finely diced bell pepper
    1      cup           rice -- cooked
    1      cup           half and half -- heated
                         salt and white pepper -- to taste
    1      cup or more   finely diced chicken
 
 Heat butter in a large soup pot and cook onion, celery and carrots until 
 tender over low heat, stirring occasionally.  Add flour, cook 5 minutes, 
 stirring constantly.  Do not brown.  Gradually stir in broth until blended.  
 Bring to a boil, cover and cook over low heat 5 minutes.  Add bell pepper, 
 rice and chicken and heat another five minutes. Sti rin warm half and half, 
 heat but do not boil.  Season to taste and serve.
 
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