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Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup is full flavoured and so easy to make, you won't buy soup in a can again! | cafedelites.com
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Cream of Mushroom Soup

Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup is full flavoured and so easy to make, you won't buy soup in a can again! Ready and on your table in minutes. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Mushroom Soup
Servings: 6 serves
Calories: 271kcal
Author: Karina

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 onions diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 pounds (750 g) fresh brown mushrooms sliced
  • 4 teaspoons chopped thyme divided
  • 1/2 cup Marsala wine (any dry red or white wine)
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups low sodium chicken broth or stock
  • 1-2 teaspoons salt adjust to taste
  • 1/2-1 teaspoons black cracked pepper adjust to taste
  • 2 beef bouillon cubes, crumbled
  • 1 cup heavy cream or half and half (sub with evaporated milk)
  • Chopped fresh parsley and thyme to serve

Instructions

  • Heat butter and oil in a large pot over medium-high heat until melted. Sauté onion for 2 to 3 minutes until softened. Cook garlic until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  • Add mushrooms and 2 teaspoons thyme, cook for 5 minutes. Pour in wine and allow to cook for 3 minutes.
  • Sprinkle mushrooms with flour, mix well and cook for 2 minutes. Add stock, mix again and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low-medium heat, season with salt, pepper and crumbled bouillon cubes.
  • Cover and allow to simmer for 10-15 minutes, while occasionally stirring, until thickened.
  • Reduce heat to low, stir in cream or half and half. Allow to gently simmer (do not boil). Adjust salt and pepper to your taste.
  • Mix in parsley and remaining thyme. Serve warm.

Nutrition

Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 583mg | Potassium: 699mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 550IU | Vitamin C: 7.6mg | Calcium: 91mg | Iron: 1.6mg