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Creamy Garlic and Mushroom Soup

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Category: Low Fat, Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 1 oz Dried porcini mushrooms
  • 5 c Hot chicken broth
  • 1 1/4 lb Fresh mushrooms
  • 1 c Chopped onion
  • 1/2 c Dry white wine
  • 2 c Peeled, russet potatoes
  • 1/4 c Chopped parsley, fresh
  • 1/4 ts Ground nutmeg
  • 2 1/2 c Low-fat milk
  • 3 oz Cheese, prefer garlic jack
  • 1/2 c -3/4 cup sherry
  • 3 tb Garlic powder


1. In a bowl, soak porcini in broth until pliable, about 15 minutes.
Swish porcini to loosen any grit, then lift out.

2. In a 5-6 qt pan over high heat, frequently stir soaked porcini, fresh
mushrooms, onion and 1/4 cup wine unitl mushrooms are dry and juices
stick to pan and turn deep brown, about 10 minutes. Stir in remaining
wine, and repeat browning process, 2-3 minutes. Lift out.

3. To pan, add broth (discard any grit in bottom of bowl), potatoes,
parsley, nutmeg and garlic. Simmer, covered, until mushrooms are very
tender when pierced , about 20 minutes. Add milk' stir until steaming
about 4 minutes. Add black pepper and salt to taste. Vary sherry amount
to control sweetness.

4. In a blender, whirl soup and cheese a portion at a time into a smooth
puree. Ladle into bowls and garnish.

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