Meatless Soups

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2 lbs of chopped broccoli florets
2 tbs salted butter
1 medium onion, diced
2 medium garlic clove diced
1 1/2 tbs dry mustard powder
pinch cayenne pepper
3 cups water
2 1/2 cups heavy cream
2 cups chicken broth
1 cup Allegro Susquehanna White Wine
5 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
3 ounces Velvetta cheese

Chop broccoli florets into 3 to 4 pieces. Sautee onion and garlic in butter. Add dry mustard salt and cayenne pepper. Stir until onions are soft. Add chicken broth, water, and wine. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; add heavy cream and cheeses. Simmer for 20 minutes. Serve topped with croutons and chopped bacon.

Pair with Allegro's Susquehanna White.     

Recipe by Steve Hershner

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2 cups chopped onions   
1 1/2 cups cooked white beans
1 tbs olive oil    
1 2/3 cups undrained stewed canned tomatoes
1 cup finely chopped celery  
2 tsp cider vinegar
1 cup peeled and diced carrots  
2 tbs molasses
1tbs chili powder     
1 tbs soy sauce
3 tsp Dijon mustard   
Salt and pepper to taste
2 cups water

In a soup pot sautee onions in olive oil until tender about 10 minutes on medium heat. Add celery and carrots and chili powder, cook until all veggies are tender. Stir in mustard, water, tomatoes, beans, vinegar, molasses and soy sauce. Cover and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer 15 to 20 minutes. Garnish with crumbled corn bread. Serves 6.

Wine Pairing: Allegro Reserve Chardonnay