Danny's Cream of Mushroom Soup

In Danny’s Kitchen



8 cups chicken broth ( low sodium)
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
1 onion diced
1/2 cup dry porcini mushrooms
1/2 cup very warm milk
salt and pepper


Soak porcini mushrooms in warm milk for 20 minutes,

strain porcini through coffee filter and reserve milk.
In a large pot bring broth to a boil.
Sauté’ onion and mushrooms until soft approx 8 min.
then add to broth.
puree porcini and add to pot.
Reduce heat to a simmer then add milk from porcini.
Add cream, salt and pepper and cook for a minimum of 20 minutes
The longer this cooks and reduces the more intense the mushroom flavor will be.