This soup will definitely take the chill off of any cold night, and is an actually excellent tasting, and easy to make, mushroom soup recipe.Ingredients you will
require:2 Quarts chicken stock or mushroom stock-Instructions on how to make mushroom stock noted below. 2 cups of fresh mushrooms slice2-3 large carrots- small dice2-3 stalks celery-little dice1 med-large onion-small dice1 fresh thyme sprig1-2 bay leaves – depending upon size 2 if they are really little, or one big one1 tablespoon minced garlic salt & pepper to Wipe mushrooms with a clean towel to remove all dirt and & then slice
the mushrooms. You will require to peel and slice on a bias or utilize a small dice 1/4 “x 1/4″for the carrots, celery, onion, thyme sprig and 1-2 bay leaves. The small dice will look better if you choose not to puree your soup. You will then add all ingredients to 2 quarts of chicken stock and cook on medium heat up until done/tender. ** If you want to make a mushroom stock, use a 1 gallon of water and cook 6 cups of mushrooms with 1 Tablespoon.
of minced garlic, 1 sprig of fresh thyme, 2 bay leaves and cook up until decreased by half.Then you will add the sliced up vegetables/ingredients after you have actually made the stock. And you will prepare them on medium heat till
they are done/tender which will be approx. 30 minutes.Remove the thyme and bay leaf prior to you puree or serve your soup, it was added simply for the taste element it adds during cooking- it will not taste well.
Then change spices salt and pepper to taste. I personally like to puree the soup and go through a strainer; nevertheless it taste well both ways.http:// chefshelleypogue.com/Chef Shelley Pogue, a Cum Laude, Le Cordon Blue graduate and research and development chef for Vertical Sales and Marketing, San Ramon, CA.Article Source: http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Shelley_R._Pogue-Cabbage Soup Diet Plan