Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

cream of mushroom soup

Ingredients for Cream of Mushroom Soup:

  • ½ lb  (225 g) mushrooms
  • 1 small onion
  • ½ pint (300 ml) water or white vegetable stock
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 oz (28 g) butter
  • 1 oz (28 g) flour
  • ¾  pint (400 ml) milk
  • 1 egg yolk

Method for Cream of Mushroom Soup:

  1. Clean the mushrooms and cut up roughly.
  2. Peel and chop the onion finely.
  3. Put into a pan with the stock or water and seasoning.
  4. Bring to the boil and then reduce to a simmer with the pan covered for about 20 minutes until the mushrooms are cooked.
  5. Either rub through a sieve or put through a blender to make a smooth purée.
  6. Melt the butter in a pan and add the flour. Blend it well and cook for a minute or two without colouring.
  7. Gradually pour in the milk, stirring all the time. Simmer for a few minutes to cook.
  8. Pour in the mushroom purée and add the beaten egg yolk.
  9. Stir over a low heat to re-heat without boiling..
  10. Serve hot.

This Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe serves 4

Nice when served with floated small croutons of fried bread.

This is a very rich and satisfying version of mushroom soup. It can be frozen but best not stored for too long, perhaps 3 months as the upper limit.

Posted in Vegetable Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, Soups, All Recipes, Mushrooms, Onions
6 comments on “Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe
  1. Ann says:

    Ilove this site – recipes are great

  2. Lesley says:

    This soup was so easy to make – I am a new pressure cooker user – and was so tasty that my husband and finished the lot! I look forward to trying other soups on this very good website!

  3. Ruth says:

    This is a really tasty soup recipe. Anyone tried freezing it?

  4. angie says:

    Looks good in detail on how to make the soup, very easy to understand. Would use this again and again.

  5. ross says:

    Very nice recipe, have made this a few times now.

  6. Jo says:

    Just made this soup ready for guests tomorrow. It smelt so good I couldn’t resist a little spoonful! Wow! Must step away from pan now or they’ll be none left for tomorrow! Thanks 🙂

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