*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Fresh Mushroom Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Jo Anne Merrill
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:20
 Categories    : Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    6      tablespoons   margarine -- not diet
    1                    onion -- finely chopped
    1      pound         chopped mushrooms
    3      tablespoons   all-purpose flour
    4      cups          beef stock -- and/or chicken
                         white pepper -- to taste
    1      dash          ground nutmeg
    1 1/2  cups          heavy cream
    2      tablespoons   parsley
 
 * Use Italian parsley, basil, dill or your choice of herbs.
 
      1. Melt margarine in large heavy saucepan. Add finely chopped onion and
 cook over moderate heat until onion is translucent. Add chopped (not sliced)
 mushrooms and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
      2. Blend in flour until vegetables are well-coated. Add stock or broth
 slowly; stir constantly. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 5
 minutes.
      3. Add white pepper and nutmeg. Remove from heat and stir in the cream.
      4. Place in serving bowls and garnish with fresh herbs.
 
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