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Soup Extraordinaire - Portabella Bisque

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“If you love soup, love mushrooms, this is a wonderful recipe.”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. MELT the butter in a 6 quart pan.
  2. ADD the leeks and onion and saute over medium heat until slightly softened, about 3 minutes.
  3. LOWER the heat, cover the pan, and cook for 30 minutes, stirring occcasionally. Add the mushrooms, stir to combine, cover and cook 10 minutes longer.
  4. RAISE the heat to medium, stir in the flour, and cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. ADD the thyme, bay leaf, stock, salt and pepper.
  6. SIMMER, partially covered for about 10 minutes.
  7. COOL the soup lightly, then discard the bay leaf and puree the soup with an immersion blender.
  8. RETURN the puree soup to the saucepan and add the cream.
  9. COOK over low heat until heated through but do not let the soup boil. Taste and adjust the seasonsings.
  10. LADLE into warm bowls and garnish with parsley and serve immediately.

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