Elegant Mushroom Soup Recipe
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Elegant Mushroom Soup Recipe

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This easy recipe turns commonplace ingredients into a wonderfully tasty soup. My family is delighted whenever they see it simmering on the stove.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:2-3 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 2-3 servings


  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • Ground nutmeg, optional
  • Sour cream

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 180 calories, 11g fat (6g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 531mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, saute onion and mushrooms in butter for 3 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in the flour, pepper and salt; gradually add milk and broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add parsley; and nutmeg if desired.
  2. Top individual servings with a dollop of sour cream. Yield: 2-3 servings.
Originally published as Elegant Mushroom Soup in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2002, p29

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IslandWife User ID: 6007790 238039
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2015

"Wow - this was a delicious soup! I added 1/4 cup dry rice to the broth. It was so tasty and filling. Thanks for sharing!"

ReinaW User ID: 5847841 218891
Reviewed Jan. 26, 2015

"fast and easy, healthy too!"

jeanniebugg User ID: 2161217 136840
Reviewed Mar. 14, 2013

"Delicious! I wasn't sure about the nutmeg, but it was good in it! I used more mushrooms and thickened it with a little flour/water mixture. Hubby loved it!"

sls777 User ID: 6137319 53288
Reviewed Jan. 29, 2013

"This is delicious and very easy to make ! After having this, it's hard to ever eat the canned soup again."

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