Cream Of Mushroom Soup

Cream Of Mushroom Soup

Ready in 30 minutes
39 review(s) averaging 4.3. 90% would make again

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This cream of mushroom soup recipe is so much better than the canned, condensed version. It's worth the effort to make it from scratch.

"This is a great jumping off point for mushroom soup! I added a couple small diced red potatoes because I didn't have a full pound of mushrooms. I also added a little onion and minced garlic. I blended about 3/4 of the soup before adding milk. Since I didn't have cream I used Vitamin D milk and a little sour cream. We loved it. Thank you!"


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1 pound fresh mushrooms; sliced
0.25 cup Butter
4 tablespoons Flour
3 13-oz cans chicken broth
0.25 cup fresh snipped parsley
dry sherry; or use more chicken broth
1 cup heavy cream; warmed

Original recipe makes 4



Wash mushrooms and chop coarsely.Heat the butter in a 3 quart saucepan. Saute the mushrooms about 5 minutes. Sprinkle the flour over to coat. Add the broth gradually, stirring constantly. Add the parsley and sherry. Bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and stir in the cream. (You may whirl in a blender at this point for a smoother texture, Some prefer just to leave as is).


This is great when your feeling a bit "down" and want some warm "comfort food".


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Excellent result. Added Visalia onion, garlic
Laynederrick 1 year ago

Loved it will be making it again
cuties 1 year ago

Truly better than canned and easily adaptable to gluten-free.
kelik 1 year ago

Very good tasty recipe. I substituted the cream with milk to make the soup lower in calories.
Queendragon 2 years ago

I cooked the flour well with the mushrooms, helps with the consistency, I also added sweet onion with the mushroom sauté. Pepper, & small amount of worcestershire sauce really brings a nice flavor.
Susanisham 2 years ago

How much sherry is everyone using? I used 1/4 cup... Seemed about right. Tastes AWESOME! I absolutely love this soup!
ewtotel 2 years ago

TimKoster 2 years ago

Do not wash the mushrooms, clean with a damp sponge or paper towel... Washing will add extra water to your soup.
Cookin4younme 2 years ago

I screwed up and forgot to buy chicken broth, so I used beef broth instead, recipe still turned out delicious. Can't wait to try again the correct way!
rsearer 3 years ago

Amazing taste, the whole family loved it and we've made it multiple times since. Good and easy but tastes like you've been cooking it for hours.
Mamacone01 3 years ago

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