Spinach soup #2

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 Dried black mushrooms
½ pounds Spinach
½ cup Bamboo shoots
6 cups Stock
1 teaspoon Salt
3 drops Sesame oil; more or less

1. Soak dried mushrooms.

2. Cut spinach leaves in 1-inch sections. Slice bamboo shoots and soaked mushrooms.

3. Bring Stock to a boil. Add mushrooms and bamboo shoots and simmer, covered, 10 minutes.

4. Add spinach and simmer, uncovered, 2 minutes more. Season with salt and sesame oil.

VARIATIONS: For the dried mushmoms, substitute ¼ pound fresh mushrooms, sliced.

For the bamboo Shoots, substitute ½ cup celery or ½ cup carrots, diced.

For the spinach, substitute water cress.

From <The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook>, ISBN 0-517-65870-4. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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