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Mushroom velouté

Mushroom velouté

This smooth, creamy soup with its lovely mushroom flavour is quick and easy to make.

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Last modified on: February 9th 2012

For 6 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
45 min.10 min.55 min.
Preservation: A few days in the fridge in a sealed container.
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Step by step recipe

1 Mushroom velouté : Photo of step #1Peel and chop 400 g mushrooms. 10 min.
2 Mushroom velouté : Photo of step #2Peel, wash and cut into small pieces around 100 g potatoes. 20 min.
3 Mushroom velouté : Photo of step #3Prepare 1 shallot, and chop finely. 5 min.
4 Mushroom velouté : Photo of step #4Melt 30 g butter in a large saucepan on medium heat, then add the shallot. Salt, pepper and cook for 1 or 2 minutes. 2 min.
5 Mushroom velouté : Photo of step #5Add the mushrooms and potato and stir well.

Cook for 2 or 3 minutes.
3 min.
6 Mushroom velouté : Photo of step #6Pour in 1 litre water, salt again and bring to the boil. Leave to simmer gently for 5 minutes. 5 min.
7 Mushroom velouté : Photo of step #7Mix 2 tablespoons cornflour with 2 tablespoons of water.

Turn down the heat and blend thoroughly. Add the cornflour at the end while still blending.
5 min.
8 Mushroom velouté : Photo of step #8Finish by adding 150 ml cream and blend briefly to mix well. Check seasoning. 5 min.

Remarks

It's easiest to use cultivated button mushrooms (that the French call champignons de Paris), even tinned mushrooms, but if you can, use freshly-gathered wild mushrooms, as the flavour will be so much better.

You can also add a handful of dried mushrooms (morels, chanterelles, etc.), simply rinsed. Again this willl improve the flavour, making it not only stronger, but woody.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
54417 gr60 gr26 gr
27 %7 %6 %4 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
341 gr4 gr2 gr
2 %<1 %<1 %<1 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
902 gr9 gr4 gr
5 %1 %1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 6 people : 2.49 €
Per person : 0.42 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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