Mushroom bisque

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 tablespoons Butter
1 pounds Mushrooms very finely chopped
3 tablespoons Onions, very finely chopped
2 tablespoons Flour
4 cups Chicken stock
¾ cup White wine
1 \N Bay leaf
1 pinch Nutmeg, freshly grated
3 tablespoons Cornstarch; dissolved in: Water
1 cup Heavy cream; warmed
\N \N Salt; to taste
\N \N White pepper; to taste
1 tablespoon Fresh parsley, chopped

In a medium large saucepan place the butter and heat in on medium until it has melted. Add the mushrooms and onionsm and saute them for 3 to 5 minutes, or until they are tender.

Sprinkle in the flour and stir it for 2 to 3 minutes, making certain that no lumps are formed.

Add the chicken stock, white wine, bay leaf, and nutmeg. Bring the mixture to a boil and then simmer it for 15 minutes. Remove the bay leaf.

Add the cornstarch-water mixture and stir it in well. Simmer the soup for another 10 minutes.

Add the warmed heavy cream and stir it in.

Season the soup with the salt and white pepper.

Garnish the soup with the chopped parsley.

* Source: Southern California Beach Recipe - by Joan & Carl Stromquist * Typed for you by Karen Mintzias Submitted By KAREN MINTZIAS On TUE, 11-30-93 (11:21)

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