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French   -   Mushroom Soup   adapted from Bistro Cooking

  • 3 Ounces Shiitake Mushrooms -- sliced
  • 3 Ounces Mushrooms
  • 3 Ounces Exotic Mushrooms Of Choice
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 Small Onion -- finely chopped OR
  • 5 Medium Shallots -- minced
  • 3 Cloves Garlic -- crushed
  • Salt And Pepper
  • Nutmeg -- to taste
  • 1 Teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 2 Teaspoons Flour
  • 4 Cups Vegetable Stock
  • 2/3 Cup Fresh Cream
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 3 Tablespoons Fresh Chives -- chopped
Directions Slice all mushrooms about 1/4 inch thick. Saute along with onion and garlic about 5 minutes. Add salt, pepper, nutmeg and lemon juice, cook 2 minutes. Transfer mushrooms to soup pot. Deglaze pan with water to enrich soup. Sprinkle mushrooms with flour, cook and stir a few minutes. Add stock, deglaze, and bay leaf. Cook until richly flavored, 15-20 minutes. Discard bay leaf, add cream, heat through, taste, adjust seasonings. Serve topped with chives.
Serves 4
Time to Make 0:00

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