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Cream of Mushroom Soup  Veg HT  SP  30mins


Serves 4      Hot  Vegetarian  Vegetables  Soup  Gluten Wheat Free  Eggless



25g/2oz Butter

1 medium Onion, chopped

225g/8oz Fresh Mushrooms, roughly chopped

960ml/32fl.oz. Fresh Vegetable Stock

2 teasp Cornflour
240ml/8fl.oz. Single Cream

Salt and Pepper


1. Heat the butter in a large saucepan until melted then add the onion and mushrooms and sauté gently for about 5 minutes, turning from time to time.


2.  Add the stock, salt and pepper, bring to the boil then reduce the heat, partially cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

3. Allow to cool a little then transfer to a liquidiser or food processor and process until smooth. You may have to do this in batches. then return the soup to the saucepan.

4. Mix the cornflour with the cream then add the cream mixture to the saucepan, adjust the seasoning if necessary and reheat gently without boiling, until slightly thickened. Serve hot.




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Common terms used when making sauces

Blend - To mix together ingredients, usually of different consistencies, to a smooth and even texture, utilising a utensil such as a wooden spoon or blender.

Coats a spoon – when a substance is rendered thin/thick enough so that when a wooden or metal spoon is inserted into it and taken out, the substance leaves a thin film “coating the spoon”.

Boil - To bring a liquid to boiling temperature and to maintain it throughout the cooking time.

Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size


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Blender, liquidiser or hand blender


Make Ahead

Allow to cool, cover and refrigerate


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