Cream Of Basil Soup

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3 cups chicken broth
1 cup minced fresh basil
1/4 cup butter or margarine
3 tablespoons all purpose flour
White pepper to taste
3 cups milk
1/2 cup sour cream

In a saucepan, simmer broth and basil, uncovered, for 15 minutes. In another saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour and pepper until smooth; gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Reduce heat; gradually stir in broth and sour cream (do not boil).
Makes 8 servings