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Creamy Bacon Mushroom Soup Recipe
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Creamy Bacon Mushroom Soup Recipe

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I’ve always enjoyed cooking and recently created this rich soup. It’s always a hit. You can also garnish it with chopped green onion tops or shredded Swiss cheese. For a creamier, smoother consistency, try pouring the soup through a strainer. —Nathan Mercer Inman, South Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 10 bacon strips, diced
  • 1 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 quart heavy whipping cream
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1-1/4 cups shredded Swiss cheese
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons cold water

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 592 calories, 56 g fat (33 g saturated fat), 193 mg cholesterol, 649 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 13 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels; drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings. In the drippings, saute mushrooms and onion until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in cream and broth. Gradually stir in cheese until melted.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, salt, pepper and water until smooth. Stir into soup. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Garnish with bacon. Yield: 8 servings (2 quarts).
Originally published as Creamy Bacon Mushroom Soup in Taste of Home February/March 2007, p29

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 592 calories, 56 g fat (33 g saturated fat), 193 mg cholesterol, 649 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 13 g protein.

Reviews for Creamy Bacon Mushroom Soup(4)

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Reviewed Feb. 25, 2014

If you are looking for the best bacon mushroom soup look for further ...you have found it

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Reviewed Jan. 29, 2010

My husband and I loved this soup, our young children did not.

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Reviewed Dec. 28, 2008

This is one of my favorite recipes from this magazine! Very Delicious!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2008

We really liked this savoury mushroom dish. It has such a nice smell!

You may also garnish it with some canned green pease. Thanks!

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