*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        CREAMY MUSHROOM SOUP (ATLAS)
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Appetizers
                 Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       tb           Margarine
    1       c            Chopped onions
    2       md           Potatoes, peeled & diced
    2       lg           Celery stalks, diced
    2                    Garlic cloves, minced
    6       c            Water
    2                    Vegetable bouillon cubes
      1/2   ts           Mustard, basil & thyme
      1/4   c            Dry white wine, optional
   12       oz           White mushrooms, sliced
    6       oz           Shiitake, fresh or other
                         -- fresh wild mushrooms
    2       c            Cooked navy beans
                         Pepper to taste
      1/4   c            Fresh minced parsley
 
   Heat 2 tb margarine in a soup pot.  Add onions & saute
   over moderate heat till golden.  Add next 5
   ingredients & bring to a boil.  Add seasonings & wine;
   cover & simmer over moderate heat for 15 minutes.
   
   Add half the sliced white mushrooms & simer 10
   minutes.  Remove soup from heat & let stand for a few
   minutes.
   
   Wipe shiitake, remove & discard stems, slice caps.
   Heat remaining margarine in skillet, saute remaining
   white mushrooms & shiitakes,covered, for 10 minutes.
   
   Add beans to soup & puree in batches.  Return to soup
   pot & stir in the sauteed mushrooms.  Grind in pepper.
   Before serving, simmer for 10 minutes.  Adjust
   consistency if too thick. Sprinkle each serving with
   minced parsley.
   
   Nava Atlas, “Vegetarian Celebrations”
  
 
 
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