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French Mushroom Soup

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Subtle herbs compliment the rich mushroom flavour in this decadent soup. It makes a perfect starter to a luncheon or dinner party.
Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Mushroom 500 Gram, sliced
  Flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Bouillon 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Green onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Egg yolk 2 Large
  Light cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, minced
  Green bell pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1.In a large heavy soup pot, melt butter over medium heat; sauté mushrooms for 5-6 minutes, sprinkle flour over mushrooms and cook 1 minute.
2.Gradually stir in broth; bring to boil, stirring constantly. Add thyme, bay leaf and green onions; reduce heat and cover.
3.Simmer for 15- 20 minutes.
4.In a small bowl whisk egg yolks with cream; stir 1 cup (250 mL) hot broth into cream mixture and then return all to saucepan.
5.Heat over low heat until hot about 5 minutes and season with pepper to taste.

SERVING
6.Serve hot after sprinkling with parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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