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                          CREAMLESS MUSHROOM SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Main dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2       tb           Butter
    1       c            Peeled and sliced carrots
    1       c            Sliced onions
    1       c            Sliced leeks, washed, white
                         -and light green parts only
      1/2   c            Sliced celery
    1       t            Fresh thyme leaves
    2       lb           Cleaned and sliced white or
                         -wild mushrooms
    6       c            Chicken stock
    1 1/2   ts           Kosher salt, or to taste
                         Pepper, to taste
      1/8   ts           Minced chives
    3       tb           Olive oil
 
   Melt the butter over medium heat in a large soup pot.
   Add the carrots, onions, leeks, and celery, and cook
   until tender but not browned, about 10 minutes.
   Stir in the thyme and mushrooms and cook for 5
   minutes, until the mushrooms have softened. Add the
   chicken stock, salt and pepper, and simmer, covered,
   for 30 minutes. Puree the soup in a food processor or
   blender in as many batches as necessary. Adjust
   seasoning to taste. Serve in warm bowls with a
   sprinkling of chives and a drizzle of olive oil, if
   desired.
  
 
 
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