Thursday, November 12, 2009

Spicy Tomato Garlic Soup with Oyster Mushrooms

It's my recipe so I can't find a picture that would do justice. Anyway, this soup is for cold rainy days. Have it with a hunk of good bread.

You will need:

1 can roasted whole tomatoes
3-4 cloves garlic crushed and chopped
1/2 pound oyster mushroom
4 cups chicken stock
2 tsp salt
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
2 tbsp butter
1 jalapeño pepper halved and seeded
olive oil

Puree tomatoes in a food processor, not all the way, but just enough so you will have chunky soup.
Pour tomatoes in a large pot, juice and all and add salt . Add chicken stock and bring it to boil, lower the heat. Add jalapeño.
Sauté mushroom in butter and olive oil with garlic until brown. Put them all in the soup. Cook 10- 15 minutes. Garnish with cilantro. Enjoy.