The use of different mushrooms and fragrant ingredients gives this soup a really wonderful depth of flavour. Quick and simple to prepare and a wonderful result. Perfect as a starter for a dinner party or at any time of the day. —GourmetVegan
What You'll Need
cloves garlic, crushed
portobello mushrooms, chopped
white mushrooms, chopped
dried porcini mushrooms soaked in 1 pint vegetable stock
vegan white wine
fresh tarragon, chopped
pinch sea salt
vegan single cream
Heat the coconut oil and vitalite over a medium heat and fry the portobello and white mushrooms for 2-3 minutes until the mushrooms begin to soften. Add the garlic and continue to fry for a further 5 minutes.
Add the white wine, 1 tablespoon of the chopped tarragon and the vegetable stock plus the porcini mushrooms that have been soaking in the stock. Cook for a further 6-8 minutes.
Put into a blender or processor with the extra 200 ml of water and blend until smooth.
Return to the pan, add the other 1 tablespoon chopped tarragon and the vegan cream and heat through. Season with the salt and pepper and stir well.