Wild Mushroom Soup with Port Wine

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This recipe won me the title of Best Soup at Soup for the Cultured Soul in Castlegar BC Canada.

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This mix of ingredients is pure perfection. Satisfying creaminess combined with a wonderful mix of mushrooms... de-lish! The Test Kitchen

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1/2 lb
butter, room temperature
shallots, chopped
4 c
dried wild mushrooms
2 c
fresh mushrooms, any variety will do
2 c
good port wine.
3 c
good quality vegetable stock, preferably home made
1/2 c
2 c
light cream
4 c
heavy cream
salt and pepper to taste
fresh chopped parsley

How to Make Wild Mushroom Soup with Port Wine


  • 1Soak dried wild mushrooms in hot vegetable stock for an hour. Strain, save liquid and chop mushrooms.
  • 2Saute shallots in butter until translucent. Add all the mushrooms, both fresh and wild. Cook until very little liquid remains.
  • 3Add port wine and reduce liquid again until most of the liquid is gone.
    Add in 1/2 cup of flour. Stir well to avoid lumps.
    Add saved mushroom liquid, cook for 1/2 hour at low simmer.
  • 4Add in light and heavy creams, bring just to a boil then turn to low and simmer for 1/2 an hour. Add salt and pepper to taste.
    Sprinkle with fresh chopped parsley and enjoy.

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About Wild Mushroom Soup with Port Wine

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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