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“So…dinner! What shall it be?”

“Hmm…”

“I’m actually not even all that hungry, so whatever you want is fine.”

“Well, I’ve been eating a lot of fried food. That’s all they eat down there.”

“That was exactly me a week ago. Eating when you’re traveling is…well, not good.”

“Yeah. So…vitamins. Vegetables. Healthy.”

“I have frozen mushroom broth.”

“Maybe greens? Let’s add greens.”

“Rice too.”

“Yep.”

“I’ll be over soon.”

And just like that, the “I’ve been eating crap for a week, I need to get something good in me NOW but I don’t want to go grocery shopping” soup was born.

  • 1/4 c. butter
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • Handful of mushrooms, cut into bite-sized pieces (we used baby bellas)
  • Thyme
  • 1 qt. mushroom broth
  • 2 handfuls of spinach, chopped
  • 1/2 c. cream
  • 1 c. cooked brown rice
  • Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Melt butter over medium heat. Add garlic and onions, cook until fragrant and translucent. Add mushrooms, cook until tender.

Add thyme, mushroom broth, simmer for a bit before adding spinach. When spinach cooks down, add cream and cooked rice.

Serve with Parmesan and salt and pepper to taste.

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