Creamy Mushroom Soup
Why I Love This Recipe
When the weather is cool, creamy mushroom soup served with pumpkin bread or crusty bread rolls makes the perfect comforting and tasty meal.
Ingredients You'll Need
1 oz. (30g) butter
2 leeks, sliced
400g white mushrooms, roughly chopped
1 cup water
3 cups beef stock
1 cup thickened cream
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.
Add leeks and cook for 3 - 5 minutes or until soft.
Add mushrooms to pan and continue to cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.
Add water and stock, then bring to the boil.
Reduce heat and simmer for 30 - 35 minutes or until mushrooms are very soft.
Remove from the heat.
Using a hand blender, process until smooth.
Return pan to heat and stir in cream, salt and pepper.
Delicious served with pumpkin bread or crusty bread rolls.