On a chilly evening that whispered the approach of autumn, a cozy local book club decided to pair their literary discussions with a culinary treat, leading to the discovery of a heartwarming dish: Completely Keto Mushroom Soup.
As the members settled into their plush armchairs, surrounded by walls lined with books, the host unveiled the evening’s surprise. A large pot simmered softly in the kitchen, its contents a mystery that piqued the curiosity of every book lover present.
With the turning of pages and the exchange of thought-provoking insights, the moment to reveal the soup arrived. The Completely Keto Mushroom Soup was more than just a dish; it was a warm embrace, its rich aroma intertwining with the scent of old books and the crackling of the fireplace. Each spoonful was a journey into comfort, the earthy flavors of the mushrooms offering a grounding contrast to the lively literary debates.
The Mushroom Soup became not just a part of their menu but a cherished tradition, a testament to the warmth of gatherings, the joy of shared stories, and the simple pleasure of a meal that feels like a hug on a brisk autumn night.
Completely Keto Mushroom Soup
- 2 containers baby mushrooms sliced
- black pepper to taste
- 3 Tbsp butter
- Pink Himalayan Salt to taste
- 2 Tbsp basil leaves
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- 1 tsp nutmeg
- 6 celery stalks
- 1 garlic head halved widthwise
- 3 onions chopped
- stems of the mushrooms used in the soup
- 3 bay leaves
Fill a pot that can hold 4 quarts a little more than halfway with water.
Add the onions in the pot. Roll a rolling pin over celery well to crush and juice then put into the pot. Add in half of the garlic.
Crush the stems of mushrooms and put into pot as well. Add in the rest of ingredients.
Cover pot then raise to boil and allow to simmer for 1 hour. Stir sparingly.
Let cool for a bit then strain. Pour the stock back into the pot.
Melt butter in a pan. Crush the other half of garlic and add to the pan. Sauté for 2 minutes. Add in the spices, mushrooms and nutmeg.
Cook for 4 minutes and add in basil. Then cook for another 4 minutes.
Add this to the stock and add in the heavy cream, then cook for 5 minutes.
Take off the heat and blend. Add any spice needed after tasting.