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Two Mushroom Consomme

Ingredients
  Dried mushrooms 1⁄2 Ounce
  Dried wild mushrooms 1⁄2 Ounce (Porcini, Morels Or Shiitake)
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Mushrooms 3 Cup (48 tbs), sliced
  Sliced mushrooms 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Green onions 6 , diagonally sliced
  Green onions 6 , sliced
  Chicken stock 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Wash dried mushrooms thoroughly using enough water and place in bowl.
2) Now add 1 cup,about 250 mL boiling water and soak the mushrooms for about 15 minutes.
3) Strain the mixture through cheesecloth-lined sieve and reserve the liquid.
4) Rinse mushrooms again and chop coarsely.
Set aside.

MAKING
5) In saucepan, heat oil over moderate heat and cook fresh mushrooms and half of the onions, stirring at times,for about 5 minutes till the liquid reduces in volume and mixture becomes dry.
6) Now add the reserved stock and reserved dried mushrooms and liquid and allow the mixture to boil.
7) Reduce to a simmer and continue to cook for 15 minutes more.
8) Add required salt and pepper to taste. (Soup can be cooled in refrigerator, covered and stored for up to 3 days; reheat over medium-low heat.)

SERVING
9) Sprinkle remaining onions before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Mushroom
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes

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