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Mushroom Bisque with Brandy

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1 Tbs olive oil
1 Tbs butter
1 Shallot minced
2 cloves of garlic, finely minced
8-oz portobello mushrooms, stemmed and sliced
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 cup of brandy
1 small russet potato, peeled and diced
3 cups of chicken stock
2 tsp low-salt chicken bouillon granules
1/2 cup of 1/2 and 1/2
1/2 cup low-fat milk
2 tbs low-fat sour cream
2 Tbs chopped fresh chives

Saute the onions in the oil and butter. Add the mushrooms, garlic powder and white pepper, Cook for about 5 minutes. Stir in the brandy, potatoes, chicken stock and bouillon. Simmer for about 15 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool slightly. Place 1/2 of the mixture into a processor and pulse till smooth. Repeat with remaining mixture. Return puree to the pot and stir in the 1/2 and 1/2, milk and sour cream. If soup is too thick additional milk can be added. Heat through and serve with chopped chives

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