Shiitake Mushroom Soup
- 4 ounces fresh shiitake mushrooms
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 green onion finely sliced
- 1 tablespoon flour
- 1 1/4 cups beef broth
- 1/4 cup half-and-half
- Salt to taste
- Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
Cut off mushroom caps and set aside. Chop stems and combine with green onion and butter. Cover and microwave for 2 to 2 1/2 minutes.
Add mushrooms and heat for 2 minutes. Blend in flour, add beef broth, stir in and stir midway through cooking on high 2 1/2 to 3 minutes until thickened. Stir in half-and-half. Season to taste.
This recipe yields ?? servings.