Mushroom Cream Soup

This soup can be used as a base for casseroles; it’s particularly good in a chicken casserole.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 cups chopped mushrooms
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 cup light cream
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 2 Tbsp. minced fresh chives

Directions

  • Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the chopped mushrooms and onion; sauté 5 minutes. Stir in the flour, then add the chicken broth. Season with salt and pepper, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Transfer half the soup to a blender. Vent the top of the blender and cover with a dishcloth to avoid the mixture erupting from the blender. Puree and move to a bowl. Repeat the process with the remaining soup and return all the soup to the pot. Bring back to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Stir in the cream and chopped parsley. Simmer for another 10 minutes. Garnish with chives.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 cups chopped mushrooms
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 cup light cream
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 2 Tbsp. minced fresh chives

Directions

  • Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the chopped mushrooms and onion; sauté 5 minutes. Stir in the flour, then add the chicken broth. Season with salt and pepper, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Transfer half the soup to a blender. Vent the top of the blender and cover with a dishcloth to avoid the mixture erupting from the blender. Puree and move to a bowl. Repeat the process with the remaining soup and return all the soup to the pot. Bring back to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Stir in the cream and chopped parsley. Simmer for another 10 minutes. Garnish with chives.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories100
Total Fat4g
Saturated Fat2.5g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium590mg
Total Carbohydrate13g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars5g
Protein4g