Gourmet Soup
From: Lyette, Notre-Dame des Pins, Quebec, Canada
Comments: Gentle on the palate.
Servings: 6
IngredientsPreparation
  • 1/4 cup [60 g] butter
  • 1/4 cup [60 g] margarine
  • 1 pound [454 g] cleaned fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cups [500 mL] leek slices, white part only
  • 4 tablespoons [35 g] flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of pepper
  • 4 cups [1 L] chicken broth
  • 2 cups [500 mL] light cream
  • Into a casserole, brown together mushroom and leek slices into melted butter and margarine.
  • Stir in flour; salt and pepper.
  • Pour in chicken broth.
  • Bring to a boil, stirring.
  • Lower heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and leave to cool slightly.
  • Puree into a blender.
  • Pour back into casserole and stir in cream.
  • Reheat, and serve.