Wild mushroom soup with asparagus – served with créme fraiche and cracked black pepper!
1 Pack (25g) Found! Mixed Wild Dried Mushrooms
1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped
1 Garlic clove, finely chopped
250g fresh asparagus, chopped
400ml/14fl oz chicken or vegetable stock
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
100ml crème fraîche to add after
Note: To prepare your Found! Mixed Wild Dried Mushrooms – Soak them in 500ml boiling water for 20 minutes, squeeze dry and chop.
How to make it (serves 1)
Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4.Heat the oil in a pan and gently fry the onion and garlic for 2-3 minutes. Then add the asparagus and mushrooms and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add the stock and simmer until the asparagus stems are tender, about five minutes. Stir in the cream and season, to taste, with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Using a hand-held blender, blend until smooth. Heat thoroughly and add the crème fraîche and pepper before serving.
Thanks to www.foundmushrooms.co.uk for this recipe.