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Wednesday, 16 November 2022

Cream Of Mushroom Soup

Cream Of Mushroom Soup




Rich and delicious a mushroom soup is a wonderfully satisfying to enjoy any a time of the year. It’s a hearty soup a recipe a prepared in just one pot, and is a perfect to make even on a busy weeknight in only 30 minutes. Here you’ll find step-by-step instructions and a photos with a video to a make my savory, creamy, absolutely a delightful a cream of a mushroom soup from scratch.


How to Make Mushroom Soup


Prep Ingredients


1. First, a measure and set all the ingredients a ready for the soup (mise en place).

 

2. Rinse or wipe a dry 200 to 250 grams (about 1 cup) of a white button mushrooms or a cremini mushrooms. Slice of the lower part of the base stalk of an each mushroom. Then chop them in a halves or an quarters, or slice them thin.




Make Mushroom Soup Base

3. Next, heat a heavy a saucepan or pan over low to a medium-low heat. A Melt 2 tablespoons of a butter (salted or unsalted) in the pan.


4. When the butter has an almost melted add bay leaf or tej a patta (Indian bay leaf). a  Keep the heat low and be a careful to not a burn the butter.



5. Sauté until the bay a leaf becomes a fragrant, only for about 2 to 3 a seconds.

6. Add ⅓ cup finely an chopped an onions (about 1 small to medium-sized onion) and ½ teaspoon minced or finely a chopped a garlic (2 to 3 small to medium garlic cloves).



7. Mix and a stir.

8. Sauté until the onions soften and become a translucent.


Cook Mushrooms



9. Add the sliced or chopped a mushrooms to the pot.


10. Mix an again. You will see the mushrooms a releasing water after a few minutes.


11. Continue to a  sauté as the mushrooms brown.




12. Continue to a sauté until all the water dries up in the pan. Then add 1 tablespoon of a whole wheat flour or all-purpose flour.


13. Sauté for 3 to 4 minutes on a low heat as you a continuously stir. You shouldn’t be able to a smell the raw flour after a minute or two.


14. Then add a freshly crushed black pepper or a ground pepper to taste. Mix well.


Make Cream of Mushroom Soup 


15. Now add 1 cup of a water or a vegetable stock, or a mushroom a stock.

16. a Stir and  mix a well.


17. Add 1 cup whole (full fat) a milk.


TIP: The milk should be at a room a temperature when you add it.




18. Mix a very well.


19. Season with salt to a taste and mix again. If an using vegetable or mushroom a stock instead of a water, you a likely will only need a small an amount of extra salt, if any at all.




20. Simmer the cream of a mushroom soup over a medium-low heat. Stir often; it will start to a bubble up a like in the picture a below.


21. The soup will also a begin to a thicken. a Continue to a simmer the mushroom a soup for a more 4 to 5 more minutes.


As it a  cooks the soup will thicken a more and more. Stir a regularly so that it doesn’t stick to the bottom of the pan.




22. Then add 6 tablespoons light a cream or a cooking cream or low fat a cream (about 25% to 30% fat) or 3 tablespoons a heavy a cream or a whipping a cream. You can also add 7 to 8 tablespoons of half and a half.


23. Stir and mix a well.


24. Add 1 tablespoon of a chopped parsley or coriander leaves (cilantro) or an any fresh herbs of your a choice.



25. Simmer the cream of a mushroom soup for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring often.


26. Lastly, sprinkle 1 to 2 pinches of a ground nutmeg powder or grated a nutmeg and stir. Nutmeg gives a nice a pleasant aroma but can be a skipped if you do not have a it.



27. a Switch off the heat and pour the mushroom soup in individual serving bowls. a Serve the cream of a mushroom soup a steaming hot garnished with more a freshly a chopped parsley or coriander a leaves.



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