Homemade Mushroom Soup for Two

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by gailanng

A lovely creamy-mushroomy soup for two. A dash of dry sherry or truffle oil maybe added. Should you like additional mushrooms and a thicker consistency, those may be added. Don't rinse your mushrooms, just wipe them with a damp cloth. With great reviews from: http://blog.seasonwithspice.com/2011/12/cream-of-mushroom-soup-recipe.html.

Top Review by mama smurf

Yummy...Yummy...Yummy! Made this for 2013 Zaar Cookbook tag game and this is another wonderful recipe from Gailanng. I did add some minced onion and celery with the garlic while it was sauteeing but otherwise followed the instructions. Definately a keeper and going into my Favorites of 2013.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a sauce pan. Add butter and lightly saute garlic over medium heat.
  2. Add in mushrooms, thyme, bay leaf and Worcestershire sauce. Cook for 5 minutes or until the moisture from the mushrooms disappears.
  3. Add in chicken broth. Stir occasionally until broth boils, then reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Add the flour/water mixture and stir constantly until the mixture thickens. Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  5. Finally, add milk and heavy cream and bring to a simmer. Turn heat off.
  6. Garnish with fresh parsley or thyme.

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