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Creamy Mushroom Bisque
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15 INGREDIENTS • 9 STEPS • 40MINS

Creamy Mushroom Bisque

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What is it about bisque that’s so luxurious? Is it the velvety texture? Maybe it’s the cream that coats your tongue? Maybe that hint of sherry that makes it feel so highbrow? All of the above? Whatever the draw — in my mind, bisques are automatically elevated past mere soup-dom.
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What is it about bisque that’s so luxurious? Is it the velvety texture? Maybe it’s the cream that coats your tongue? Maybe that hint of sherry that makes it feel so highbrow? All of the above? Whatever the draw — in my mind, bisques are automatically elevated past mere soup-dom.
40MINS
Total Time
$0.56
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
6
us / metric
Olive Oil
2 Tbsp
Onion
1
Large Onion, chopped
Cremini Mushroom
6 3/4 cups
Cremini Mushrooms, quartered, trimmed
or Button Mushrooms
Vegetable Broth
2 cups
Vegetable Broth
Fresh Thyme
4 sprigs
Cream
1 cup
Cream
Manzanilla Sherry
2 Tbsp
Manzanilla Sherry
Salt
to taste
Cream
1 dollop
Cream
Cremini Mushroom
to taste
Fresh Chives
to taste
Fresh Chives, chopped
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
232
Fat
20.6 g
Protein
5.2 g
Carbs
8.1 g
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Whether you hunger for healthy, fresh fare, or char-grilled "man-food", light sweets or decadent treats -- you'll find those here. Satisfying food.
http://www.garlicandzest.com
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step 1
In a large dutch oven, heat Olive Oil (2 Tbsp) over medium high heat. Chop the Onion (1). Add onions and sauté until softened and slightly translucent.
step 1 In a large dutch oven, heat Olive Oil (2 Tbsp) over medium high heat. Chop the Onion (1). Add onions and sauté until softened and slightly translucent.
step 2
Trim and quarter the Cremini Mushrooms (6 3/4 cups). Add the mushrooms and Kosher Salt (2 tsp), stir to combine. Cover and cook for 5 to 6 minutes until the mushrooms start to give off their liquid.
step 2 Trim and quarter the Cremini Mushrooms (6 3/4 cups). Add the mushrooms and Kosher Salt (2 tsp), stir to combine. Cover and cook for 5 to 6 minutes until the mushrooms start to give off their liquid.
step 3
Meanwhile, secure a small piece of kitchen string around the Fresh Thyme (4 sprigs) and Fresh Rosemary (1 sprig). Set aside.
step 4
Add the Bay Leaf (1), Vegetable Broth (2 cups) and rosemary-thyme bundle to the mushrooms.
step 4 Add the Bay Leaf (1), Vegetable Broth (2 cups) and rosemary-thyme bundle to the mushrooms.
step 5
Stir to combine and simmer, covered for 15 minutes, until the herbs have wilted, but haven't fallen off the stem. Remove the herbs and bay leaf and simmer uncovered for 5 more minutes. Remove from heat.
step 5 Stir to combine and simmer, covered for 15 minutes, until the herbs have wilted, but haven't fallen off the stem.  Remove the herbs and bay leaf and simmer uncovered for 5 more minutes. Remove from heat.
step 6
Working in batches, ladle the mushrooms and broth into a blender.
step 6 Working in batches, ladle the mushrooms and broth into a blender.
step 7
Puree until smooth. Continue until all the soup has been pureed.
step 7 Puree until smooth. Continue until all the soup has been pureed.
step 8
Add the Cream (1 cup) and Manzanilla Sherry (2 Tbsp) and mix well. Taste for seasonings, adding Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste) if needed.
step 8 Add the Cream (1 cup) and  Manzanilla Sherry (2 Tbsp) and mix well. Taste for seasonings, adding Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste) if needed.
step 9
Chop the Fresh Chives (to taste). Slice the Cremini Mushrooms (to taste) and sauté. Reheat the soup and ladle into bowls, topping with a swirl of Cream (1 dollop), chopped chives and additional sautéed mushrooms, if desired.
step 9 Chop the Fresh Chives (to taste). Slice the Cremini Mushrooms (to taste) and sauté. Reheat the soup and ladle into bowls, topping with a swirl of Cream (1 dollop), chopped chives and additional sautéed mushrooms, if desired.
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Appetizers
American
Gluten-Free
Christmas
Shellfish-Free
Mushrooms
Fall
Vegetarian
Side Dish
Thanksgiving
Soup
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