Creamy Mushroom Bacon Soup

6
Medium
Soups

Characteristics

Under 30 minutes Without Eggs Without nuts Without peanuts

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

200
Calories
9 g
Protein
12 g
Carbs
1 g
fiber
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Nutritional Facts

1 6
  • Amount For Serving % Daily Value
  • Calories 200
  • Lipides 13 g
    • Saturated fat  7 g
  • Cholesterol 40 mg
  • Sodium  620 mg
  • Carbs 12 g
    • fiber  1 g
    • Sugar  3 g
  • Protein 9 g

Ingredients

  • 2 bags (10 ounces each) sliced baby bella mushrooms
  • 6 slices bacon, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons minced Compliments Organic Fresh Tarragon
  • 11/2 teaspoons minced Compliments Organic Fresh Thyme
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 21/2 cups Compliments Beef Broth
  • 3 tablespoons Compliments Unbleached Flour
  • 1/4 cup dry sherry or additional beef broth
  • 2 cups Lucerne® Half and Half

Method

  1. Combine mushrooms, bacon, tarragon, thyme, and salt and pepper to taste in a 12-inch nonstick frying pan. 
  2. Place over medium-high heat. 
  3. Cover pan and cook,stirring often, until mushrooms exude juices, 7-8 minutes. 
  4. Uncover pan and cook,stirring often, until liquid evaporates and mushrooms are well browned, 5-7 more minutes. 
  5. Remove pan from heat.
  6. Spoon half the mushroom mixture into a blender along with 1 cup of broth.
  7. Whirl until mixture is smoothly puréed. Set aside. Return remaining mushrooms in frying pan to medium-high heat. 
  8. Sprinkle flour over mushrooms and stir to blend.
  9. Cook 1 minute.
  10. Whisk in remaining broth, the sherry, and the puréed mixture. 
  11. Bring to a simmer,stirring often. 
  12. Simmer 3-4 minutes then add half and half and cook just until heated through, 1-2 minutes. 
  13. Ladle into bowls and serve immediately

Healthier Alternative: Substitute Lucerne® Fat Free Coffee Creamer for regular half and half for a drastic reduction in fat without sacrificing flavour.


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