President Bush Wild Mushroom Soup
"First Lady Laura Bush serves this at Christmas dinner (chanterelle or yellow foot) wild mushrooms"
- Serving Size: 1 (546.4 g)
- Calories 486.4
- Total Fat - 22.9 g
- Saturated Fat - 9.1 g
- Cholesterol - 68.3 mg
- Sodium - 842 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 49.7 g
- Dietary Fiber - 3.1 g
- Sugars - 26.2 g
- Protein - 21.1 g
- Calcium - 65.2 mg
- Iron - 2.1 mg
- Vitamin C - 5.4 mg
- Thiamin - 0.5 mg
Step by Step Method
Cook leek and onion over low heat in a small covered stock pot with butter.
Do not allow to color.
Clean and chop all the mushrooms and add to the leek and onion mixture.
Add chopped garlic and thyme. Continue to cook, adding more butter if necessary, until all the mushrooms are cooked.
Sprinkle in a level tablespoon of flour and mix well.
Add 1 quart of chicken stock and bring to a simmer for 20 minutes.
Add 1 cup of cream and cook for 5 more minutes.
Put the soup in a blender and puree the soup.
Leave it a little chunky and return it to the stove.
Add salt and pepper, as well as more cream and remainder of chicken stock, if necessary
No special items needed.