Sunday, July 20, 2008
Easy Mushroom Cream Soup
1 med onion, chopped
500g button mushrooms, chopped
2 cups chicken stock
1 small bay leaf
2 cups cream
corn starch (optional)
How to make Easy Mushroom Cream Soup
Chop finely onions and mushrooms.
Saute onions in butter until soft.
Add mushrooms and a little more butter, and saute until cooked, about 5-8 mins.
Add chicken stock, and bring to boil.
Add bay leaf.
Simmer on low heat for 45mins to an hour.
Remove bay leaf, and blend with immersion stick or standing blender.
Add cream, and simmer for 15mins
Season with salt to taste.
Add corn starch slurry (1 tsp starch to 1 tbsp water) if you prefer a thicker soup. Allow to simmer for an additional 5-10mins.