Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Mushroom Walnut Soup
Mushroom Walnut Soup is an appetizing soup with creamy texture from mushrooms and rich walnuts ,needless to say it wholly nutritious.Slurp up!
(Recipe courtesy ,Zee from Zeelicious blog.Thank you Zee for sharing you favorite soup recipe:))
6-8 button mushrooms,sliced
4 tbsp walnuts,toasted and roughly chopped
1 small onion,chopped
1 big clove garlic ,peeled and chopped
1 cup reduced fat milk
1 tbsp all purpose flour
Salt and pepper as per taste
2 tbsp Olive oil
1 teaspoon butter
2 cups vegetable or chicken stock,little more if needed
Heat oil and butter in a pan and lightly fry the sliced mushroom until light brown.
Remove and reserve 1/3rd of the mushroom for garnishing.
In the same pan saute the chopped garlic followed by onion until light brown. Let cool.
Transfer onion, garlic, mushroom, 2 tbsp walnuts in food processor and liquidise using milk.
Heat the remaining oil add cloves and stir for a few seconds.
Now add the flour and stir for a minute.Slowly add the stock or water. You can adjust the quantity as per your desired consistency.
Bring to boil and add the mushroon paste prepared above.
Heat through, season with salt and pepper.If possible before serving remove the cloves.Garnish with the remaining mushroom and walnuts and serve.
Salad Olviye[Recipe courtesy Zee from Zeelicious blog]
The two recipes in white ,Salad Olviye and Walnut Mushroom Soup ,are my( or should I say ,Zee's) entry for Sunshine mom's Food in colors event,hosting the white Colored recipes this month is Lubna of Kitchen Flavours.