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Mushroom Consommé with Sake

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 1 hr. 30 min.
Total: 1 hr. 45 min.
A fusion of East and West techniques and flavors, it makes a refined first course. It is also comforting sipped from a mug if you omit the garnish.


  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 1 cup diced yellow onion
  • 10 oz white mushrooms, with stems, thinly sliced
  • 3 medium dried shiitake mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup dried porcini mushrooms (1/4 ounce)
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped
  • 3 sprigs parsley
  • 1/4 tsp rubbed sage
  • 1/2 tsp whole black peppercorns
  • 1 cup diced soft regular tofu (4 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup fresh spinach, cut in 1/4" ribbons
  • 1/4 cup sake
  • 2 tsp tamari
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup enoki mushrooms, for garnish
  • 4 paper-thin slices daikon radish, for garnish


  • Heat the oil in a deep saucepan over medium-high heat. Sauté the onion until it is well-browned, 10 minutes. Pour in 10 cups cold water. Add the mushrooms, celery, parsley, sage, and peppercorns. When the liquid boils, reduce the heat and simmer uncovered for 40 minutes.
  • Set the broth aside to steep for 30 minutes. Strain it into a large bowl. Press lightly on the solids before discarding them. There will be about 8 cups mushroom broth.
  • To serve, set out 4 small, deep bowls. Place one-quarter of the tofu and spinach in each bowl. Heat 4 cups of the broth in a saucepan over medium-high heat. When the soup starts bubbling around the edges, add the sake, tamari, and salt. Divide among the 4 bowls. Add in the enoki and daikon slices, and serve.
Copyright © 2005 by Dana Jacobi

Nutrition Facts

Calories 247
  Calories from Fat 54 (22%)
(10%)Total Fat 6g
(4%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(37%)Sodium 883mg
(50%)Potassium 1743mg
Total Carbohydrate 31g
(41%)Dietary Fiber 10g
Sugars 5g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(29%)Protein 14g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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