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cream of mushroom soup

Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup

This cream of mushroom soup is as easy as they come. Lots of straight forward ingredients, simple steps and a delicious end product.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword cream of mushroom soup
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 267kcal
Author Lauren's Latest


  • 1/4 cup salted butter
  • 1 1/2 cups onion diced
  • 1 cup carrot diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 16 oz button mushrooms sliced
  • 16 oz cremini mushrooms sliced
  • 6 cups chicken stock or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 cup half & half


  • Preheat large pot over medium heat. Melt butter, then sauté onion, carrot and garlic for 5 minutes. Stir in mushrooms, salt and pepper and sauté another 5 minutes.
    cooked veggies
  • Pour in chicken stock, spices and salt and pepper to taste. Bring to boil, then reduce to simmer. Cook 15 minutes.
    adding in seasonings and broth
  • Puree to desired texture, then stir in half & half. Taste, adjust seasonings, then serve.
    spoon full of mushroom soup


Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 452mg | Potassium: 1010mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 3943IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 86mg | Iron: 1mg