Mushroom & Chia Soup

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For the home cook seeking a comforting yet nutritious addition to their repertoire, Mushroom & Chia Soup stands as a flavorful embrace of wholesome goodness. This recipe marries the earthy richness of mushrooms with the nutritional prowess of chia seeds, creating a satisfying and health-conscious bowl that’s as simple to prepare as it is delicious to savor.

The heartiness of mushrooms takes center stage, offering a robust, umami-infused base that complements the subtle crunch of chia seeds. Beyond their culinary appeal, chia seeds bring a nutritional boost to the table, contributing a dose of omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, and protein. This soup is not just a warm embrace on a chilly day; it’s a nourishing gesture for your well-being.

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Crafting this Mushroom & Chia Soup is a journey in itself, a rhythmic dance of chopping, sautéing, and simmering that transforms humble ingredients into a symphony of flavors. The chia seeds, with their unique ability to absorb liquid and create a hearty texture, add a wholesome dimension to each spoonful. As the aroma of mushrooms and savory herbs wafts through your kitchen, you’ll find solace in the simplicity of creating a dish that not only satiates your appetite but also nurtures your body.

This soup is a celebration of the everyday kitchen alchemy that transforms basic elements into a culinary masterpiece. So, gather your ingredients, let the simmering begin, and revel in the gratification of serving up a Mushroom & Chia Soup that speaks to the heart of home cooking.

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Mushroom & Chia Soup

Mushroom & Chia Soup

It is common to accompany soup with some crusty bread. The Chia in this recipe helps to naturally thicken the soup and helps you feel fuller for longer.

Try it with a Dinner Salad and some homemade Ciabatta Bread, fresh baked French Bread or some crusty Homemade French Baguettes.

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  • Author: The Chia Co
  • Prep Time: :15
  • Cook Time: :55
  • Total Time: 1:10
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 pound mushrooms of your choice
  • 2 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • 4 cups stock of your choice
  • 4 tbsp Chia seeds
  • 1 level tbsp Mugi miso
  • 2 tbsp dry roasted pine nuts

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan and add the onions and garlic to sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add mushrooms and parsley and stir cooking on a low heat for a further 7-10 minutes. Add the stock or water and bring to the boil and then stir through Chia seeds. Cover the pan and reduce the heat to simmer for 45 minutes. Place the miso in a small bowl and add 1-2 tablespoons of the broth and stir into a smooth paste. Place the contents of the soup into a blender and blend until smooth. Return the soup to the saucepan and add the miso. Gently heat through but do not boil. Serve with a garnish of parsley and the toasted pine nuts.

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