Black Mushroom Soup Recipe

Black Mushroom Soup Recipe

6 first-course servings



1 1/2 ounces dried Chinese black mushrooms

1 ounce dried cloud ear mushrooms

2 cups boiling water

1/4 cup each: chopped onion, green onions

5 cups reduced-sodium fat-free chicken broth

3 cups sliced cremini mushrooms

Salt and white pepper, to taste


Place dried mushrooms in bowl, add boiling water. Let stand until mushrooms are softened, about 15 minutes. Drain, reserving liquid. Slice mushrooms, discarding tough stems from black mushrooms.


Saute onions until tender in lightly greased saucepan, about 5 minutes. Add dried mushrooms, reserved liquid and broth, heat to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 20 minutes, adding cremini mushrooms during last 10 minutes. Season to taste with salt and white pepper.


Per Serving:

Calories: 72

% of calories from fat: 16

Fat (gm): 1.4

Saturated fat (gm): 0.1

Cholesterol (gm): 0

Sodium (mg): 10

Protein (gm): 2.9

Carbohydrate (gm): 11.1

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