In medium saucepan, cook frozen vegetables and seasonings in chicken broth as indicated in directions. Puree in blender or food processor. Strain, if desired and set aside.
In same saucepan, melt butter or margarine. With wire whisk, stir in flour and cook, stirring constantly, until smooth and bubbly, about 1 minute. Slowly blend in milk. Bring just to a boil, stirring frequently with whisk. Stir in pureed vegetable mixture. Heat through. Garnish, if desired.
Gumbos, Soups, Chowders
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana