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Cream of Mushroom Soup

Sue Lau
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine French
Servings 6 one cup servings

Ingredients
  

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1-1/2 cups celery diced
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 3-4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 pound chopped white mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon herbes de provence
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon mushroom base or bouillon
  • 2-3 bay leaves
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • pinch grated nutmeg

Instructions
 

  • Saute vegetables in butter until soft, then add remaining ingredients and stir.
  • Bring soup to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Remove bay leaves, then puree with a stick blender.
  • Stir in heavy cream and a pinch of nutmeg and heat gently before serving.

Notes

From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com
Keyword cream soups