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                            GARLIC MUSHROOM SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   20                    Garlic cloves -- peeled
    1 1/2   lb           Mushrooms, fresh -- divided
    4       tb           Olive oil -- divided
    2       c            Bread crumbs
    1       bn           Parsley, fresh -- (stems re-
                         -moved), finely chopped
   10       c            Chicken broth
                         -Salt and pepper
            ds           Hot pepper sauce
 
   In a food processor or by hand, finely chop garlic and
   1 lb. of mushrooms. Cut remaining mushrooms into thin
   slices. In a 4-qt. saucepan, heat 2 tablespoons of
   olive oil; saute garlic and all the mushrooms for 3
   minutes. Remove from the pan and set aside. Saute
   bread crumbs in the remaining olive oil. Return garlic
   and mushrooms to the pan; stir in parsley and saute
   for 5 minutes. Add broth and simmer for 15 minutes,
   stirring frequently. Season to taste with salt, pepper
   and hot pepper sauce. For a thicker soup, stir in a
   few teaspoons of corn starch dissolved in a little
   cold water and simmer for several minutes until soup
   clears and thickens. Yes, garlic cloves equal twenty
   (20)!
  
 
 
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