Creamy Mushroom Soup (Atlas) Recipe

Step 1

Heat 2 tb margarine in a soup pot. Add onions & saute over moderate heat till golden. Add next 5 ingredients & bring to a boil. Add seasonings & wine; cover & simmer over moderate heat for 15 minutes.

Step 2

Add half the sliced white mushrooms & simer 10 minutes. Remove soup from heat & let stand for a few minutes.

Step 3

Wipe shiitake, remove & discard stems, slice caps. Heat remaining margarine in skillet, saute remaining white mushrooms & shiitakes,covered, for 10 minutes.

Step 4

Add beans to soup & puree in batches. Return to soup pot & stir in the sauteed mushrooms. Grind in pepper. Before serving, simmer for 10 minutes. Adjust consistency if too thick. Sprinkle each serving with minced parsley.

Nava Atlas, "Vegetarian Celebrations"

Things You'll Need

  • 3tb Margarine
  • 1c Chopped onions
  • 2md Potatoes, peeled & diced
  • 2lg Celery stalks, diced
  • 2 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 6c Water
  • 2 Vegetable bouillon cubes
  • 1/2ts Mustard, basil & thyme
  • 1/4c Dry white wine, optional
  • 12oz White mushrooms, sliced
  • 6oz Shiitake, fresh or other
  • -- fresh wild mushrooms
  • 2c Cooked navy beans
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1/4c Fresh minced parsley

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