Mushroom soup with chevin and thyme toasts

Recipe from: 02 July 2015
recipes, soup, winter

Ingredients 19
Servings 4
Time 00:20

Ingredients

  • 1
    Tbs
    olive oil
  • 1
    tsp
    crushed garlic
  • 1
    small red onion, chopped
  • 300
    g
    portabellini mushrooms, sliced
  • 300
    g
    brown mushrooms, sliced
  • 2
    Tbs
    flour
  • 2
    tsp
    finely chopped thyme
  • 1
    tsp
    finely chopped rosemary
  • 1/2
    tsp
    nutmeg
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2
    cup
    marsala wine
  • 2
    cup
    vegetable stock
  • 1
    cup
    cream
  • FOR THE TOAST:
  • 3
    Tbs
    olive oil
  • 2
    tsp
    finely chopped thyme
  • salt and pepper
  • 1
    mini French baguette (enough for 8 slices)
  • 80
    g
    chevin
 

Method

00:30
 

Heat the olive oil in a pot over a medium heat. Add the garlic and onion and sauté for 5 minutes.

Add the sliced mushrooms, then add the flour, thyme, rosemary and nutmeg. Toss the mushrooms to coat them in the dry ingredients. Cook for 5 minutes to soften the mushrooms and season with salt and pepper.

Stir in the marsala wine, then add the vegetable stock. Stir well and leave to simmer for 10 minutes.

Pour the soup into a food processor or use a stick blender to blitz until smooth. Pour the soup back into the pot, add the cream and simmer gently to heat through. Check the seasoning before serving.

To make the toasts

Preheat the oven to 160°C.

Combine the olive oil, thyme and a pinch of salt and pepper in a small bowl. Cut 8 slices of french baguette. then brush both sides of each slice with the oil. Place the slices on a baking tray and bake for 5-10 minutes until crispy. Top each slice with some chevin and brush with a little extra oil. Pop under the grill for a few minutes until the chevin starts to brown.

To serve

Ladle the hot soup into bowls. Place the chevin toasts on top of the soup (2 per bowl) or serve them on the side.

Recipe reprinted with permission of Cupcakes & Couscous. To see more recipes, please click here.
 
To receive quick and convenient weekday recipes, join our Easy Weekday Meals mailing list, and for up-to-date trending food, restaurant and wine news subscribe to our Editor’s Weekly newsletter.


 

Read more on: winter  |  soup  |  recipes
 

You might also Like

NEXT ON FOOD24X
 
 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.
 
 
 
 
 
 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.