Two Mushroom Consomme Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time35 Min
Ready In1 Hr 5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
CourseMethod
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Dried mushrooms1⁄2 Ounce
 Dried wild mushrooms1⁄2 Ounce (Porcini, Morels Or Shiitake)
 Vegetable oil2 Tablespoon
 Mushrooms3 Cup (48 tbs), sliced
 Sliced mushrooms3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Green onions6 , diagonally sliced
 Green onions6 , sliced
 Chicken stock6 Cup (96 tbs)
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 908 Calories from Fat 431

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 49 g74.6%

Saturated Fat 8.7 g43.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 43.2 mg

Sodium 2474.5 mg103.1%

Total Carbohydrates 75 g25%

Dietary Fiber 7.1 g28.3%

Sugars 29.4 g

Protein 48 g95.7%

Vitamin A 58.5% Vitamin C 70.4%

Calcium 9.8% Iron 33.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Wash dried mushrooms thoroughly using enough water and place in bowl.
2) Now add 1 cup,about 250 mL boiling water and soak the mushrooms for about 15 minutes.
3) Strain the mixture through cheesecloth-lined sieve and reserve the liquid.
4) Rinse mushrooms again and chop coarsely.
Set aside.

MAKING
5) In saucepan, heat oil over moderate heat and cook fresh mushrooms and half of the onions, stirring at times,for about 5 minutes till the liquid reduces in volume and mixture becomes dry.
6) Now add the reserved stock and reserved dried mushrooms and liquid and allow the mixture to boil.
7) Reduce to a simmer and continue to cook for 15 minutes more.
8) Add required salt and pepper to taste. (Soup can be cooled in refrigerator, covered and stored for up to 3 days; reheat over medium-low heat.)

SERVING
9) Sprinkle remaining onions before serving.
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