Mushroom soup

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Mushroom soup
Mushroom soup
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:379
Ready in:1 hour 15 minutes
Prep. time:30 minutes
Cook time:45 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:17th January 2013
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This recipe is reproduced from the Chilli Lime Deli's newsletter, with the kind permission of owner, John Caffrey.

Ingredients

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Method

  1. Rehydrate the dried mushrooms and keep the liquor for later.
  2. Heat the oil and butter in a large saucepan until it starts to foam. Add the leeks, garlic and shallots, and cook gently until soft but not coloured.
  3. Add the fresh mushrooms and cook until they start to soften. Add the stock and the soaking liquor, dried mushrooms, thyme and salt and pepper. Cook gently for about 30mins, stir occasionally.
  4. Pour about ¾ of the soup into a blender and blend until smooth, return back to the pan, add the cream, warm through.

Serving suggestions

Serve with crusty bread

Variations

Use beef stock instead of vegetable stock

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