In a large pan, brown mushrooms and cook celery in butter until tender. Add soups, water, beef, bring to a boil. Meanwhile, combine remaining ingredients. Drop 6 spoons full on boiling soup, reduce heat. Cook uncovered over low heat 10 minutes. Cover, cook 10 minutes more.
Yields 6 cups.
Gumbos, Soups, Chowders
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana