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Des And Olive Thorpes Leek And Mushroom Soup Trish Deseine

Des And Olive Thorpe’s Leek and Mushroom Soup -  Trish Deseine

Des And Olive Thorpe’s Leek and Mushroom Soup -  Trish Deseine

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Ingredients

  • 1 leek

  • 400g mixed mushrooms, washed and chopped

  • 2 shallots finely chopped

  • 1 litre vegetable or chicken stock

  • 50g butter

  • Dash of cream

  • Salt and pepper

  • Small handful of bean sprouts

  • Ballyhoura Cep oil

  • Course

    CourseDrink Snack Starter

  • Serves

    Serves6

  • Time

    Time25 minutes prep & cooking

  • Difficulty

    DifficultyBeginner

Method

Heat the butter in a saucepan and sweat the shallots until soft. Add the leek and mushrooms and cook for 5 minutes or so. When the mushrooms have softened and released their juices, add the stock, bring to a simmer and leave to cook for 15 minutes or so, until all the vegetables are soft. 
 
Blitz until smooth, add the cream and season. Serve with soda bread, a drizzle of cep oil and a sprinkling of bean shoots

Method

Heat the butter in a saucepan and sweat the shallots until soft. Add the leek and mushrooms and cook for 5 minutes or so. When the mushrooms have softened and released their juices, add the stock, bring to a simmer and leave to cook for 15 minutes or so, until all the vegetables are soft. 
 
Blitz until smooth, add the cream and season. Serve with soda bread, a drizzle of cep oil and a sprinkling of bean shoots

Used in this Recipe

  • The ‘100% Irish Growers’ Box

    The ‘100% Irish Growers’ Box

    €20.00

  • Fancy Fungi Mushrooms Grey Oyster Mushrooms 150g

    Fancy Fungi Mushrooms Grey Oyster Mushrooms 150g

    €3.35

  • Sadie’s Kitchen Comforting Chicken Bone Broth 350ml

    Sadie’s Kitchen Comforting Chicken Bone Broth 350ml

    €4.50

  • Carol’s Stock Market Vegetable Stock 500ml

    Carol’s Stock Market Vegetable Stock 500ml

    €4.25

  • Fancy Fungi Mushrooms Shiitake Mushrooms 100g

    Fancy Fungi Mushrooms Shiitake Mushrooms 100g

    €3.35

  • Kallo Low Salt Organic Vegetable Stock Cubes 60g

    Kallo Low Salt Organic Vegetable Stock Cubes 60g

    €2.15

  • Abernethy Butter 125g

    Abernethy Butter 125g

    €2.80

  • Tinnock’s Homemade Butter 227g

    Tinnock’s Homemade Butter 227g

    €2.80

  • Glenilen Farmhouse Country Butter 180g

    Glenilen Farmhouse Country Butter 180g

    €2.95

  • The Happy Pear Bean Mix 150g

    The Happy Pear Bean Mix 150g

    €2.00

  • Oriel Irish Mineral Sea Salt Natural 250g

    Oriel Irish Mineral Sea Salt Natural 250g

    €4.60

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