'French' Mushroom Soup, au Gratin

PREP TIME: 12 Min

COOK TIME: 25 Min

SERVES: 2

  • 150g Swiss cheese, grated or sliced
  • 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 cups sliced assorted fresh mushrooms
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ cup dry white wine
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tsp finely grated lemon rind
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg, ground
  • ¼ tsp pepper, ground
  • 4 slices French bread, toasted (1-2cm thick)

Method

  1. In a large heavy saucepan heat oil over medium high heat; sauté mushrooms, onions and garlic about 3-4 minutes or until lightly browned.
  2. Add chicken broth, lemon rind, nutmeg and pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered for 20 to 30 minutes.
  3. Ladle soup into 4 deep ovenproof bowls. Float bread on top; sprinkle with Swiss cheese and Parmesan (if using). Place under broiler until bubbly and lightly browned.

MADE WITH

White Sliced Mushrooms
White Sliced