Soups

Wild Mushroom Soup With Brandy

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Mushroom lovers welcome!!!! Wonderfully creamy... Perfect for a cold day.

1.5 lbs of assorted mushrooms *
5 tbs butter
1 tbs olive oil
1 chopped sweet yellow onion **
1 carrot, unpeeled and chopped
4 cloves of garlic, coarsely chopped
2-3 sprigs of thyme, plus 1 Tbs minced leaves, divided ***
2 leeks, white and light green parts, split lengthwise, then thinly sliced
1/3 cup all purpose flour
1 cup half and half
1 cup 2% or whole milk
1/3 cup Brandy, like Cognac or Armagnac ****
1/3 cup minced flat leaf parsley, 1 pinch reserved for serving
Salt and Pepper to taste
Start by wiping the mushrooms clean with a damp paper towel or brushing with a pastry brush. (I I don’t ever wash mushrooms because they get waterlogged. Mushrooms are absorbent, so I want them absorbing...
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Nutritions

Calories
2646

Sodium
1549mg
64% DV

Fat
133g
204% DV

Protein
60g
121% DV

Carbs
276g
93% DV

Fiber
20g
81% DV