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Hearty Mushroom Soup

Mushroom soup

Perfect during the colder months

Serves: 4-6

INGREDIENTS

  • 25g dried porcini mushrooms
  • 250ml boiling water
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely diced
  • 2 large carrots, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh rosemary
  • Salt and pepper
  • 500g fresh mushrooms, any variety, roughly chopped
  • 1.2 litre vegetable stock
  • 5 tbsp marsala or dry sherry
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 100g tinned haricot beans, drained and rinsed


INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Put the porcini mushrooms in a bowl with the boiling water, soak for 25 minutes.

  2. Set a large pan over a medium heat; heat the oil, add the onion, carrot, garlic, rosemary and seasoning. Fry for 5 minutes until soft.

  3. Drain the porcini mushrooms, reserving the liquid, and finely chop. Add the porcini mushrooms and fresh mushrooms to the pan and fry for another 5 minutes.

  4. Add the stock, marsala or sherry, tomato purée, haricot beans and reserved porcini mushroom liquid. Cook for 30 minutes, adding extra stock if the soup becomes too thick.

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