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: May 10th 2023

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Stage 1 - 10 min.
Mushroom velouté

Stage 2 - 20 min.
Mushroom velouté
Peel, wash and cut into small pieces around 100 g potatoes.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Mushroom velouté
Prepare 1 shallot, and chop finely.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Mushroom velouté
Melt 30 g butter in a large saucepan on medium heat, then add the shallot. Salt, pepper and cook for 1 or 2 minutes.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Mushroom velouté
Add the mushrooms and potato and stir well.

Cook for 2 or 3 minutes.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Mushroom velouté
Pour in 1 litre water, salt again and bring to the boil. Leave to simmer gently for 5 minutes.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
Mushroom velouté
Mix 2 tablespoons cornflour with 2 tablespoons of water.

Turn down the heat and blend thoroughly. Add the cornflour at the end while still blending.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Mushroom velouté
Finish by adding 150 ml cream and blend briefly to mix well. Check seasoning.
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.
A few days in the fridge in a sealed container.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
544 Kcal or 2,278 Kj17 gr60 gr26 gr
27 %7 %6 %4 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
34 Kcal or 142 Kj1 gr4 gr2 gr
2 %<1 %<1 %<1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
91 Kcal or 381 Kj3 gr10 gr4 gr
5 %1 %1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 people : 2.49 €
  • Per person : 0.42 €

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