Golden Gouda Mushroom Soup Recipe
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Golden Gouda Mushroom Soup Recipe

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Here’s a fantastic first course for guests. Rich, creamy and cheesy, it will warm you from the inside out and stir your appetite for what’s to come. —Charlotte Rogers, Virginia Beach, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 carton (32 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup sherry or additional chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded smoked Gouda cheese
  • Chives and smoked paprika

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 412 calories, 33g fat (21g saturated fat), 114mg cholesterol, 1082mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 13g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, melt butter. Stir in the flour, pepper and allspice until smooth; gradually add the broth, sherry and cream. Bring to a boil. Add mushrooms and garlic. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5-6 minutes or until mushrooms are tender.
  2. Add cheese; cook and stir until melted. Garnish servings with chives and paprika. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Golden Gouda Mushroom Soup in Country Woman October/November 2011, p24

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abashu User ID: 6784654 114632
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2013

"I love gouda cheese and soup but I did not particularly like the two together."

Betts1313 User ID: 5879310 193340
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2013

"Pretty tasty. I used a cracked pepper smoked gouda (I'm a pepper Lover). I also doubled the mushrooms to make it even better."

shyD User ID: 6858120 193339
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2013

"This is a delicious soup. The ingredients can be tweaked and some substititutions made as desired by the kitchen-savvy cook. It is also good as a cream soup without the cheese."

Glenda B User ID: 4673846 175820
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2013

"Made this one about a week ago. Smoked Gouda is my favorite cheese so I added more. The sherry gave it a nice flavor. I added a variety of mushrooms.

Overall fantastic!"

germanycook User ID: 6411056 193338
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2012

"Absolutely incredible! I don't know any other word that would properly describe how delicious this soup is! I made the recipe exactly as written, except at the end I pureed the soup because I don't like chewing bits of mushroom. My husband was crazy about it, he said "I could get addicted to this!""

aamundson User ID: 3920376 180517
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2012

"I tried this recipe after eating something similar at a local soup restaurant. The flavor of this soup came really close to their recipe. I'm vegetarian so I substituted No-chicken Broth. Very rich and filling!"

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