Dried Mushroom Soup
|Dried mushrooms||1⁄4 Pound (4 Ounces, Imported Variety)|
|Beef consomme||8 Cup (128 tbs) (Strong One)|
|Onion||1 Medium, chopped|
|Sour cream||2 Tablespoon|
Wash the mushrooms quickly under running cold water to remove any dirt and dust.
In a large saucepan soak the mushrooms in the beef consomme overnight.
Add the onion and 4 tablespoons of the butter to the mushrooms and consomme and bring to the boiling point.
Reduce the heat and simmer covered for 1 hour.
Puree in the blender and return to the saucepan.
Place over low heat.
Blend together the remaining 2 tablespoons butter and the flour.
Drop pieces the size of a hazelnut into the hot soup, stirring well after each addition.
Cook for 5 minutes longer without boiling.
Season with salt.
When served, top each serving with a tablespoon of sour cream.
Calories 282 Calories from Fat 118
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13 g20.7%
Saturated Fat 8.3 g41.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 34.9 mg11.6%
Sodium 75.5 mg3.1%
Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.7%
Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.6%
Sugars 2.1 g
Protein 17 g33.8%
Vitamin A 8.1% Vitamin C 5.4%
Calcium 2% Iron 3.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet