Saturday, December 5, 2009

Watercress (Spinach) and Mushroom Soup

3 Tbsp. Butter
8 oz fresh mushrooms, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
2 bunches of watercress (Or 1/2 to 1 bag fresh spinach leaves) chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 (14.5 oz) cans chicken broth, Or same amount boullion (If you want it purely vegetarian check your local health food store for vegetable broth, it's powdered)
salt and pepper to taste
5 Tbsp. heavy cream

Heat a large saute pan on medium heat. Add the butter. When butter is melted, add the mushrooms and onion. Saute about 5 minutes. Add the chopped watercress/spinach and garlic and saute another 10 minutes. Stir in 1 can (2 cups) chicken broth.
Puree the mixture using a hand mixer or transfer to a blender or food processor.
Return the mixture to a saucepan and add rest of the broth, salt and pepper. Stir in the cream just before serving.

1 comment:

  1. butterflykisses2593January 18, 2010 at 9:40 AM

    that looks delicious! do you make this stuff and post it like the movie julie and julia? and do you do the photogerphy or do you find the pictures on google or some search site?


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