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Healthy Mushroom Soup Recipe

Filling, warming, low-calorie and easy to make, this Healthy Mushroom Soup Recipe is perfect for a tasty lunch. 

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • Large knob of butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • 10-12 black peppercorns
  • 1 potato, peeled and chopped
  • 300g chestnut mushrooms, cleaned and chopped
  • 240ml vegetable stock
  • 240ml milk
  • Salt and black pepper

To serve:

  • 4 tbsp crème fraîche
  • Fresh parsley, chopped

Instructions:

  1.  Heat the olive oil and butter in a large pot over a medium heat. Add the onion and cook for 6-7 minutes until soft and translucent. Add the garlic, bay leaf, thyme and peppercorns, stir together and cook for one minute.
  2.  Add the potatoes, mushrooms and stock. Stir everything together and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat to low, place the lid on the pot and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3.  Remove the bay leaf and blend the rest until smooth using a stick blender or in the bowl of a food processor.
  4.  If using a food processor, return the soup to the pan. Place it back over the heat and bring to a boil. Add the milk and adjust the seasoning.
  5.  Ladle the soup into serving bowls and add a swirl of crème fraîche and chopped parsley.

Per Serving: 166kcals, 9.7g fat (5.2g saturated), 16.5g carbs, 4.7g sugars, 5.3g protein, 3g fibre, 0.306g sodium

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