Recipes - Contributors - Soups - Wild Forest Mushroom Chowder

A soup made with care is a delight to the soul...so there!

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

2 tbsp butter, coconut oil or olive oil
2 garlic gloves minced
1 medium onion sliced into rings
1-2 carrots peeled and diced
3 cups sliced wild mushrooms (chanterelle, morel, shiitake, oyster)
3 cups chicken stock, preferably homemade
2 cups heavy cream, unhomogenized or raw
1 medium size potato diced (about 1/4-1/2 cup)
1/4 cup frozen organic corn
1-small apple peeled and diced
2 bay leaves
3 tbsp dry sherry
1/2 cup fresh chopped parsley
sea salt and pepper to taste.

Instructions

In a large saucepan or dutch oven, heat the butter or oil and saute garlic, onions, carrots and mushrooms. Do not brown.

Add chicken stock and cream to saute mixture. Bring to a soft boil and reduce to a simmer. Add Potatoes, corn, apple, bay leaves, sherry and parsley to soup. Simmer about 30 minutes. Remove bay leaves and season with salt and pepper.

Serve with a small knob of cultured butter on top and a sprinkle of fresh parsley.

Put with a papaya avocado salad (see recipe on blog) and sourdough french bread and you have a fantastic fall meal.

Enjoy!

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