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    Wild About Creamy Wild Mushroom Soup

    Wild About Creamy Wild Mushroom Soup. Photo by Rita~

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    15 mins

    30 mins

    Rita~'s Note:

    Sinfully Rich! You can use veggie stock instead of the chicken stock. Use your favorite dried and fresh mushrooms.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 1 onion, diced
    • 1 -2 garlic clove, crushed
    • 1 carrot, minced (optional)
    • 1 -2 celery, minced (optional)
    • 1/16 ounce dried black trumpet mushrooms
    • 1/16 ounce dried wood ear mushrooms
    • 3 1/2 ounces fresh shiitake mushrooms, stems removed chopped
    • 3 1/2 ounces fresh oyster mushrooms, chopped
    • 6 ounces baby portabella mushrooms, chopped
    • 1/2 cup sherry wine
    • 4 cups chicken stock
    • 1 pinch saffron
    • 2 sprigs fresh thyme, just leaves removed from stems
    • salt and pepper
    • 4 tablespoons butter
    • 4 tablespoons flour
    • 1 pint cream

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Soak dried mushrooms in 1 cup hot water till softened.
    2. 2
      Remove mushrooms and drain liquid through cheesecloth and saving liquid and discarding sandy bits.
    3. 3
      Chop mushrooms set aside.
    4. 4
      In the drained hot liquid and crushed pinch of saffron.
    5. 5
      Set aside.
    6. 6
      In a large pot over medium heat melt 2 tablespoons oil and 2 tablespoons butter.
    7. 7
      Saute onions, garlic and all the mushrooms season with thyme, salt and pepper about 5 minutes. Optional carrot and celery may be added along with onions.
    8. 8
      Add sherry reduce to half.
    9. 9
      Add chicken stock and liquid reserved from mushrooms simmer 20 minutes.
    10. 10
      In a separate pot melt 4 tablespoons butter then add flour to make a thick paste whisk in 1 pint of cream.
    11. 11
      Then whisk into soup.
    12. 12
      Using a hand blender puree the soup to a nice consistency.
    13. 13
      Let simmer 5 more minutes stirring so not to burn.
    14. 14
      Serve with soup topped with a little extra sherry.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 06, 2009

      55

      I was looking for a recipe similar to O'Charley's wild mushroom soup, and decided that this recipe seemed the most likely. Actually, it turned out to be even better. More interesting, more depth of flavor. Ah, this soup is just perfect.

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    • on June 05, 2005

      55

      I loved this recipe!!! Looking foward to trying it agian!!!Thanks sooo much Rita!!

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    • on October 02, 2003

      55

      i added dried porcini and chantarelles, and fresh shitake, crimini, domestic, portobellas, sliced. i used 2 cups of mushroom liquid so i reduced the stock by 1 cup.i used fresh thyme from your harvest- my co-workers are singing your praises!

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    Nutritional Facts for Wild About Creamy Wild Mushroom Soup

    Serving Size: 1 (381 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 751.2
     
    Calories from Fat 583
    77%
    Total Fat 64.8 g
    99%
    Saturated Fat 36.2 g
    181%
    Cholesterol 187.7 mg
    62%
    Sodium 548.9 mg
    22%
    Total Carbohydrate 28.7 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
    9%
    Sugars 7.6 g
    30%
    Protein 12.1 g
    24%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    dried black trumpet mushrooms

    fresh thyme

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