Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Fresh Mushroom Bisque

Fresh Mushroom Bisque
Requested by Kim S.
Categories: Soups
Yield: 4 servings
3 tb Butter
1 lb Fresh Mushrooms - sliced
3 tb All-purpose flour
4 c Half and Half
1 Egg yolk - beaten to blend
2 tb Lemon juice
Salt and pepper
1. Melt butter in heavy large saucepan over medium heat.
2. Add mushrooms and saute until soft, about 4 minutes.
3. Add flour and stir for 2 minutes. Slowly mix in Half and Half.
4. Simmer until thickened, stirring frequently, about 4 minutes.
5. Combine yolk and lemon juice in small bowl. Gradually whisk in half of soup. Return to saucepan and stir until heated through; do not boil. Season generously with salt and pepper.

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  1. This recipe sounds good, but what would you suggest as an alternative to all the half and half and butter? Got any healthy recipes?
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  2. Yes, this one was requested by a very tiny former GWH staff friend of mine. Let me know what you're looking for. I have all kinds of recipes!