Vegan Mushroom Corn Cream Soup - immune booster!

September 20, 2018

I write a recipe every month on Naturopathy (in Japanese) by Dr. Ozawa in California. A recipe for September is "Vegan Mushrooms Corn Cream Soup" 🍁🌽🍄🍁 

 

Mushrooms boost/balance your immune system. They contains fibers (for good digestive system, control cholesterol etc), β-glugan (immune booster & anti-cancer effect), Vitamin B1, B2, and B6 - other Bs as well!, Folic acid (energy production and control metabolism, etc), Vitamin D (immune and bone health), Potassium (help reduce swelling, control blood pressure), Amino acids : Ornithine (muscle health, increase energy = help reduce fatigue, improve liver function, balance hormones, and improve sleep) and GABA (help reduce stress and promote relaxation). 

 

It is very easy and tasty! I used shiitake mushrooms, shimeji mushrooms, and cremini mushrooms this time, but you can use your favorite mushrooms. I used unsweetened almond milk, but soy milk, hemp milk, oat milk, organic - grass fed whole milk are also good for this soup. I love corn soup so use it in this recipe, but you don't need to add corns but add extra milk and arrow roots or corn starch. Enjoy!

 

🍁🍄Vegan Mushrooms Corn Cream Soup🌽🍁

 

<Ingredients : 2 servings>

Sautéed mushrooms: 

- Mushrooms (shiitake, shimeji, and cremini)  4 cups (cut into 1/4 inch thick slices) or 6 ounces before cut. 

- 3 Tbsp ~ Olive oil  

 

Soup: 

- 3 Tbsp Olive oil

- 1/2 Onion, chopped

- Garlic 1 clove, chopped 

- 1 cup Vegetable stock 

- 1.5 cup Unsweetened almond milk 

- 1 cup Corn cream  (if you cannot find canned corn cream, you can use canned whole kernel corn and blend them until puree) 

- Arrow root powder or corn starch 1 Tbsp + water 1 Tbsp

- Salt and black pepper

- Italian parsley as garnish

 

 

<Instruction>

Sautéed mushrooms:

Clean mushrooms (do not wash them) by wiping them with a dry paper towel. Cut tough stems and shop the stems. Cut the mushroom caps 1/4-inch thick slices. Heat 3 Tbsp olive oil in a pan and sautéed mushrooms for 2 minutes. Add salt and pepper and sautéed the mushrooms, until they are browned and tender. 

 

Soup:

1. Heat 3 Tbsp olive oil in a large pot and add onion, garlic, and a pinch of salt. Cook them until soft, about 8 minutes with medium heat.   


2. Add the sautéed mushrooms into onion and garlic (1) and 1/2 tsp salt and black pepper. Sautéed over medium heat, about a few minutes. Add vegetable stock, unsweetened almond milk, and corn cream and cook them about 8 minutes. 


3. Dissolve arrow roots or cornstarch in water. Add it to soup (2) and cook for 1 minute. 


4. Serve hot and garnish the parsley.

 


Sautéed mushrooms ⇩           ⇩Mushrooms & onion and garlic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

🍂🍄🍠🌰Enjoy Autumn 🍄🍠🌰🍂

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