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Mushroom Potato Soup Recipe

Mushroom Potato Soup Recipe

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. YIELD: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).

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 0 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 0g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein

Reviews for Mushroom Potato Soup

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Reviewed Jan. 6, 2015

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

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!"

Reviewed May. 4, 2014

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

Reviewed Nov. 17, 2013

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

Reviewed Oct. 8, 2013

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

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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