Mushroom Soup recipe

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How to Make Mushroom Soup Recipe

Rich and creamy soup, with perfect balance flavors, with the awesome bite of sautéed mushrooms, a slight hint of garlic, velvety texture is the mushroom soup recipe. The feel and the consistency of this mushroom soup are to fall for. There are a number of mushroom soup recipes but this mushroom soup recipe will make anyone fall in love with mushrooms and those who already like mushrooms will come back to this recipe of mushroom soup again and again.

As I already mentioned it is creamy and rich. This mushroom soup can be extended to a dinner recipe simply by serving it some garlic bread. In fact, I often make it for weekend brunch. My daughter who is not a big mushroom fan also loves this mushroom soup, the mushroom soup recipe!

A look at the ingredients for a mushroom soup recipe

Mushrooms: I have used the white button mushrooms for this mushroom soup recipe. In my post for mushroom curry I have explained the process of cleaning and cutting the mushrooms.

Butter: I have used butter to prepare the mushroom soup. You can also use olive oil.

Flour: Refined flour has been used to give body to the soup. You can try the recipe with whole wheat flour.

Milk, water, and cream: I have used a combination of milk and water. Instead, you can use only milk or only water. If you can, use vegetable stock instead of water. In this soup recipe, I had prepared and used vegetable stock. It adds so much to the soups. Heavy cream has been added to justify it being cream of mushroom soup.

Seasoning and flavoring: Salt and white pepper had been used as the seasoning agents. Garlic adds amazing flavor to the soup. You can use herbs such as thyme, oregano, cilantro, etc.

A look at how to make mushroom soup recipe

A few things should be kept in mind to get the best cream of mushroom soup. Mushrooms should be slow-cooked in butter. You will fall in love with the aroma in your kitchen when you roast the mushrooms in butter. My daughter hates mushrooms but she came to the kitchen asking me what I was cooking and finally indulged in this delicious mushroom soup. The consistency of the soup is totally up to you. This cream of mushroom soup recipe gives a thick soup and I never thought of changing its consistency. However, you can do so by adding more stock or water. If you are looking for a mushroom soup Indian, this recipe is not for you. I shall soon work on it and post it on the blog.

Recipes similar to Mushroom Soup recipe

If you like soups you might like another rich and very popular cream of tomato soup. Also, check out our sweet corn soup recipe given here.

How to serve Mushroom Soup

Serve it hot with garlic bread for a weekend lunch.

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Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

1.This recipe serves 2-3 persons.

Mushroom Soup recipe

2.Heat a pan. Add 2 tbsp of butter.

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3.Let it melt.

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4.Add 200 grams of sliced button mushrooms.

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5.Cook on low flame, stirring occasionally.

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6.Cook till the mushrooms turn slightly brown.

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7.Take out in a plate.

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8.In the leftover butter in the pan, add ¼ cup of chopped onions. Cook till the onions become translucent or soft.

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9.Add 2 crushed garlic cloves. Cook for 1 or two minutes, till the raw smell of garlic goes away.

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10.Add the sautéed mushrooms. Keep aside a few for the garnish.

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11.Add 2 tbsp of all-purpose flour.

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12.Cook for 2-3 minutes till the raw smell goes. Do not brown the flour.

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13.Add 1cup of water. Mix well.

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14.On a low flame add 1 cup of milk.

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15.Let it simmer on low flame.

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16.Cook for 2-3 minutes or till the desired consistency.

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17.Finish off with salt to taste, ½ tsp of white pepper powder and ¼ cup of heavy cream.

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18.Mix everything well. Simmer for a minute. Check and adjust the seasoning and the consistency.

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19.Serve hot. Garnish with mushrooms. Bon appetite.

Mushroom Soup recipe

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Hi! I am CA Vini Mehta. A Chartered Accountant by profession, a food blogger by passion! First of all, I would like to thank you for stopping by at Viniscookbook, I hope you have a good time. Here, yo...u will find the recipes which have been tried, at times re-tried in my kitchen and relished on the dining table. I am mother of two kids and the wife of a person with a high and selective taste sense, so basically anything, before finding its place on the blog, has many levels to cross and clear. This journey started a couple of years back. Before that I was making the most usual kind of food. The only experiment used to be asking my mother how to make something new or different☺. Then, one day, I tried a recipe for butter cookies. And they did not get to go in the container as they were over before I could store them. That day I was introduced to the joy of experimenting with recipes. And I loved everything else that followed especially garnishing and photographing food. I am still not well versed with the photography dos and don’ts but I love to experiment and learn, be it photography or cooking. Hope you too enjoy this journey as much as I do☺! Stay healthy, stay tuned!.

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