Spelt and Mushroom Soup

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Type of meal : | Soups | Soups

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Ingredients

2 onions, chopped finely
60 ml (4 tbsp) extra-virgin olive oil
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 carrot, diced
2 sprigs thyme
225 g (1/2 lb) cremini mushrooms, sliced
2 L (8 cups) chicken stock
225 g (1/2 lb) spelt*

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, brown the onions in the oil.
  2. Add the garlic and brown lightly. Add the carrots and sauté 2 minutes.
  3. Add the thyme and mushrooms, and cook until all the liquid has evaporated and the mushrooms are lightly browned.
  4. Add the stock and the spelt, bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes, or until the spelt is cooked.
  5. Remove the thyme and garlic before serving.

*Spelt is a grain that looks a little like barley, but tastes quite different. It is readily available in natural food stores or in Italian grocery stores (spelt is farro in Italian).

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Imported on 2011-01-20 20:26:46 — Original ID:2557

Spelt and Mushroom Soup
Spelt and Mushroom Soup