Mushroom Rice and Vegetable Soup

1 recipe Wellness Forum Health Brown Rice Vegetable Soup Mix

8 ounces button or shiitake mushrooms, cleaned, stems removed

then sliced

1 ounce dried porcini mushrooms, soaked in 1 cup boiling water for 15 minutes , then drained(liquid reserved) and chopped

  1. Saute the fresh mushrooms in 1/4 cup water for 4-5 minutes.
  2. Add 8 cups water and bring to a boil.
  3. Add the soup mix, and the soaked porcini mushrooms — with the soaking water, and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat cover and cook over medium low heat for 45 minutes until the rice is tender.
  5. Season with salt and pepper
  6. Serve