Shiitake Mushroom-Tomato Bisque



  1. In a saucepan heat butter over medium heat until melted.
  2. Add leek, celery, and garlic and cook and stir until tender.
  3. Add mushrooms and cook and stir 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in remaining ingredients except mushrooms.
  5. Simmer, covered, for 30 minutes.
  6. Transfer mixture, half at a time, to a blender and blend until smooth.
  7. Return pureed mixture to saucepan.
  8. Heat through.
  9. Garnish each serving with additional sauteed mushrooms.