Wild Mushroom Puree

Nothing beats a rich mushroom soup.


  • 500 grams mixed mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 cups mushroom or beef stock
  • a handful of thyme, leaves pulled off
  • salt and pepper



1. Over medium heat, saute onion and garlic for 5 minutes, without burning the garlic

2. Increase heat slightly. Add mushrooms, stirring often, for five minutes, until they soften and release their juices.

3. Add stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer. Add thyme and salt and pepper.

4. Puree with a hand blender until smooth.

Serves 4 as a side or a small lunch.

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