Cream of Mushroom Soup I

Cream of Mushroom Soup I

Soups, Stews and Chili Soup Cream Soups Cream of Mushroom Soup

Use the everyday mushrooms we find in our grocery store or use them in combination with some of the more exotic varieties. Experiment and have fun - All will be good.

Servings per recipe: 6
Calories per serving: 148
Preparation time: 20m
Total cooking time: 50m


  • 5 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1 tablespoon sherry


  • 1   In a large heavy saucepan, cook mushrooms in the broth with onion and thyme until tender, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  • 2   In blender or food processor, puree the mixture , leaving some chunks of vegetable in it. Set aside.
  • 3   In the saucepan, melt the butter, whisk in the flour until smooth. Add the salt, pepper, half and half and vegetable puree. Stirring constantly, bring soup to a boil and cook until thickened. Adjust seasonings to taste, and add sherry.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 11g 17%
    Saturated Fat 7.0g  
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 364mg 15%
Potassium 318mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 8.6g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.9g 4%
Protein 4.8g 10%
Sugars 2g  
Vitamin A 322IU  
Vitamin C 3mg  
Calcium 53mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 4mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 12mg  
Folate 22mcg