- Hmmm... probably more yogurt to thicken it a little more, because you couldn't taste it at all. I don't like using whole wheat flour as a thickening agent. I just... eh.
- I'd also make more. I made this recipe only to realize that it only made enough for one small (for us) batch of Shepherd's Pie:(
- I would also get some white wine like "The Joy of Eating Clean" suggested, but I didn't have any today.
Saturday, February 19, 2011
Clean Eating #54: Clean Cream of Mushroom Soup
Cream of Mushroom Soup
A while back, I made Beef Stroganoff. I realized then that the sauce for that was pretty much just cream of mushroom soup... and that if I could make it for that dish, I could surely make it just to have soup. Then I remembered all the other dishes I used to make with canned cream of mushroom soup. Shepherd's Pie, Tuna Noodle Cheese & Peas, Chicken & Rice bakes... and so on. Yes! Great idea!
I then discovered this blog, "The Joy of Clean Eating" and got distracted looking at her site for twenty minutes. AWESOME site, people. Check it out! I was basically wondering what types of seasonings you use in mushroom soup, since I've really not made it before. Her recipe looked very much like what I made for the Stroganoff, so I kind of messed with it a bit with what I had on hand and what I remembered from my Stroganoff sauce.
8 button mushrooms
1 medium - large onion
1 cup Greek yogurt or yogurt cheese
1 cup low fat sour cream
1/2 carton of vegetable broth
1 cup of milk
1 TBSP. of whole wheat flour
1 Tbsp Fresh Ground Pepper
1 tsp thyme
(Oops! I forgot to use the parsley... I just realized)
sea salt to taste
Dice the mushrooms and onions & Sautee until tender with a little coconut oil
Add seasonings, cooked veggies, yogurt and sour cream to your blender & puree.
Return to the pan and add other liquids. Simmer for a bit
(I left mine simmering for about 25-30 minutes because I was really busy cooking about 5 different things at once. You don't need to leave it that long, but it didn't hurt)
It will thicken a bit as it cools.
I sauteed some extra mushrooms and onions and topped the soup with it. My hubby liked it a lot!
What I'd Do Differently Next Time: