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Creamy Mushroom Soup with Tomatoes & Wild Rice

This recipe is easy enough for weeknights, but elegant enough to serve as a first course. Your guests will think they've been transported to a French bistro. Sprinkle some toasted pumpkin seeds and grated Gruyere cheese on top for a special garnish.

Ready in: Level: Easy
Prep: Cook: Yields: 8 Servings

    Ingredients


  • 2 oz dried porcini mushrooms

  • 1/4 c olive oil

  • 1 large onion (chopped)

  • 2 cloves garlic (thinly sliced)

  • 1 t salt

  • 1/2 t dried thyme

  • 1 t black pepper

  • 2 lb white mushrooms (cleaned and sliced)

  • 6 c chicken broth

  • 1/2 c Stonyfield Organic Plain Whole Milk Yogurt

  • 1/3 c Stonyfield Organic Heavy Whipping Cream

  • 2 cans petite diced tomatoes (14.5 ounces each, drained)

  • 2 1/2 c cooked wild rice
Nutrition

Serving Size: 2 cups, Calories: 240, Calories from Fat: 110, Total Fat: 12g, Total Fat Percent: 18%, Saturated Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat Percent: 20%, Cholesterol: 15mg, Cholesterol Percent: 5%, Sodium: 380mg, Sodium Percent: 16%, Total Carbohydrate: 25g, Total Carbohydrate Percent: 8%, Dietary Fiber: 3g, Dietary Fiber Percent: 12%, Sugars: 8g, Protein: 9g, Protein Percent: 18%, Vitamin A: 15%, Vitamin C: 35%, Calcium: 6%, Iron: 15%

Preparation

Step 1

Soak the dried mushrooms in 1 cup hot water for 20 minutes or until plump.

Step 2

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, salt, thyme and pepper to pot and cook, stirring often, for 5 minutes or until softened.

Step 3

Increase heat to high and add white mushrooms to pot. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in chicken broth, plumped mushrooms and mushroom soaking liquid. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes. Carefully transfer soup to blender and puree until smooth, working in batches if necessary.

Step 4

Add yogurt and cream to blender and puree until well blended. Return soup to pot and stir in tomatoes and rice; cook over medium heat for 5 minutes or until heated through.

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