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Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Best Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Cream of Mushroom Soup is a classic soup made with cream, mushrooms, and many herbs. Learn how to cook it at home, to enjoy anytime you want it.

Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Cream of Mushroom Soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 192 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoon butter unsalted
  • 1 sweet onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 5 cups mushrooms sliced
  • 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth vegetable broth or water
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup red wine or use more broth for an alcohol-free version
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon Italian herbs
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper or to taste
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream

Garnish:

  • Fresh thyme
  • Chopped Parsley

Instructions

  1. Place a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat, once hot, add the butter and melt.
  2. Add the diced onion, stir and cook for 1 minute. Add the garlic, stir and cook for 30 seconds, just until fragrant.
  3. Add the sliced mushrooms, stir and cook for about 8-10 minutes. Add the dried thyme, rosemary, Italian herbs, pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Stir and cook for 2-3 minutes.

  4. In a large measuring cup combine: 1 cup of broth with flour and whisk to combine. Set aside.
  5. Add the wine to the pot, stir and cook for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the broth and flour mixture and stir to combine. The mixture will be thick.
  7. Add the remaining broth, little by little, stirring to combine. Bring to a boil.
  8. Next, reduce heat to medium, cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened.
  9. Reduce heat to low and stir in the cream until fully combined.
  10. If preferred, use an immersion blender to cream the soup more, leaving some mushrooms intact.
  11. Taste and adjust for salt and pepper.
  12. Serve garnished with fresh thyme and chopped parsley.
Nutrition Facts
Best Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 192 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 939mg41%
Potassium 601mg17%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 455IU9%
Vitamin C 16mg19%
Calcium 103mg10%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.