Rustic Shiitake Mushroom Soup with Fresh Dill

 

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My mushroom soup is easy to prepare. I often make a double batch to keep lunches simple & healthy throughout the week. This recipe is gluten-free, low in carbs and full of flavour. Let me know how you enjoyed it and tag your outcome @milkandmarigolds

Prep Time: 10 mins.    Cooking Time: 50 mins.    Serves: 3 large bowls or 4 small
Author: Milk & Marigolds

Equipment:
Hand blender or regular blender
Large cooking pot

Ingredients:
Approx. 400g (14 oz.) cremini mushrooms
100 g (3.5 oz.) shiitake mushrooms
1 red onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup fresh dill, finely chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon unsalted butter or vegan butter
2 organic stock cubes of your choice (I used “Better than Bouillon”)
2 1/2 cups water
Fresh ground pepper to taste
Sea salt to taste

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Directions:
1.Clean and slice the mushrooms, set aside
2.Dice the onion and mince the garlic
3.Add the olive oil and butter to a medium-warmed pot
4.Once the oil is warmed, add the onion and sauté until translucent (3 to 5 minutes).
5.Add the garlic to the pot and sauté for 1 – 2 minutes
6.Add the mushrooms to the pot and cook on low to medium heat for at least 15 – 20 minutes, stirring occasionally
7.Add stock/water and ground pepper and allow to simmer for 15 minutes
8.Use a hand blender or a regular blender and pulse until semi-pureed
9.Add salt to taste
10.Add dill just before serving and garnish with more ground pepper.

Garnish Suggestions:
coconut cream, EVOO, fresh herbs like dill, toasted crusty bread

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