Cream of Mushroom Soup

Recipe by threeovens

A lighter version of this French classic.

Top Review by nochlo

Made for PRMR! Nothing beats homemade. This was quite flavorful! I can't believe it was this easy! Thanks for the recipe. Next time I will be using this soup in my casserole!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan, over medium heat, add 1 tablespoon of the butter, mushroom stems, the onions, carrots, thyme, and bay leaf; cook, stirring occasionally, until the onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in the mushroom tops and saute 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in wine or beer and stir until nearly evaporated.
  4. Add in chicken broth, soaked chanterelles with their liquid, and cook about 10 minutes; taste broth and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Stir in remaining butter and cream and heat through, but do not allow to boil.
  6. If desired, you can thicken the broth with cornstarch mixed with a little water or cream; combine well then stir into soup.

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