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French Mushroom Soup Using Chicken

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This French mushroom soup has subtle herbs that compliment the rich mushroom flavor in this decadent soup. This mushroom soup recipe makes a perfect starter to a luncheon or dinner party.
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Fresh mushrooms 1 Pound
  Flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Chicken broth 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Dried thyme leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Chopped green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2 Large
  Whipping cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  White pepper To Taste
  Minced parsley 2 Tablespoon

In large heavy soup pot, melt butter over medium heat.
Sauté mushrooms for 5-6 minutes or until mixture from mushrooms have evaporated.
Sprinkle flour over mushrooms and cook 1 minute.
Gradually stir in broth; bring to boil, stirring constantly.
Add thyme, bay leaf and green onions; reduce heat and cover.
Simmer 15- 20 minutes.
Remove bay leaf.
In small bowl whisk egg yolks with cream; stir 1cup hot broth into cream mixture and then return all to saucepan.
Heat over low heat until hot about 5 minutes; add pepper to taste.
Serve sprinkled with parsley.

Makes 8 servings

Note: If table cream is substituted and allowed to boil it will curdle.

Variation: Add ¼ cup medium sherry.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 320 Calories from Fat 213

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.9%

Saturated Fat 14.7 g73.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 164.2 mg54.7%

Sodium 929.2 mg38.7%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.8%

Sugars 5.5 g

Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A 32.2% Vitamin C 30.5%

Calcium 6.7% Iron 15.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


aparna.priya's picture
mushroom is my favorite veggie and this French mushroom soup recipe seems to be very delicious and easy to prepare...can you please let me know how to prepare chicken stock or is there any substitute for it??
Hearty.meatlover's picture
Hi! Preparing this French Mushroom Soup Recipe was absolutely easy and i simply loved the herb mixed chicken there any way I could use other spices and give it a mild taste?
passionIfoodie's picture
French Mushroom Soup Recipe is homemade starters at its best. I made this French Mushroom Soup Recipe and it was a hit among my friends! Thank you so much for sharing this easy soup recipe.
Anonymous's picture
Hey Chef! That was a great French Mushroom SOup, but I would have loved it a lil more spicier! Is it pssible to substitute the mushroom with some meat, that would be a great variation to the recipe I believe. Do let me know!
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