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Homemade Mushroom Soup

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: mushroom soup, homemade soup
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 446kcal
Author: Laureen King
 This Homemade Mushroom Soup is so exceptional you'll never want to eat canned again.
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh mushrooms assorted variety 300g
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic very finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme chopped or 1 tsp. dried
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 tbsp flour dissolved in 1 tbsp. water
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup milk
  • dash of nutmeg
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • fresh parsley or chives for garnish

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in sauce pan. Add butter and lightly sauté garlic on medium heat.
  • Add mushrooms, thyme, bay leaf and worcestershire sauce.
  • Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes or until moisture from mushrooms has evaporated.
  • Add in chicken broth, stir occasionally until broth boils, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add diluted flour, stirring constantly until soup thickens.
  • Season with salt and dash of nutmeg.
  • Add cream and milk, bring to slow simmer for another 5 minutes.
  • Serve with fresh ground pepper and garnish with chopped parsley or chives.

Nutrition

Calories: 446kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 106mg | Sodium: 307mg | Potassium: 620mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1315IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 130mg | Iron: 1.7mg