Mushroom Potato Soup Recipe
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Mushroom Potato Soup Recipe

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A buttery mushroom flavor blends with potatoes, leeks and carrots to make this soup hearty and warming. A big steaming bowl hits the spot on a cold fall day. Waxy red potatoes and all-purpose Yukon Golds hold together well in boiling water.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 2 medium leeks, sliced
  • 2 large carrots, sliced
  • 6 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 5 cups diced peeled potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh dill
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream


  1. In a Dutch oven or soup kettle, saute leeks and carrots in 3 tablespoons butter for 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in the broth, potatoes, dill, salt, pepper and bay leaf. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute mushrooms in remaining butter for 4-6 minutes or until tender. Discard bay leaf from soup. Stir in mushroom mixture.
  3. In a small bowl, combine flour and cream until smooth; gradually stir into soup. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Yield: 12 servings (3 quarts).
Originally published as Mushroom Potato Soup in Country Woman September/October 2005, p37

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TropicLuv 217043
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2015

"We really enjoyed this delicious soup! It was so easy to make and is areal keeper!"

karrmom 130064
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2014

"My family LOVED this soup. First weekend in October - yum! Lots of dicing, especially since we doubled the recipe, but completely worth it. Thank you!"

dexterexter 150234
Reviewed May. 4, 2014

"I make soups for my husband to take to work. He LOVED this soup! I will definitely make it again."

pogostk66 97418
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2013

"Family ate until they hurt. Cheesy buiscuts on the side are great."

Rufrogi 144547
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2013

"No adjustments needed. Absolutely amazing as is!!! Simple enough to make to boot!"

patwri 61614
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2008

"This is absolutely delicious and very quick & easy to prepare. My family loved it! "It's a keeper!""

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