Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

From the Pie Pantry in Belleville, Illinois as published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a skillet, fry bacon until crisp; drain and set aside.
  2. To make a roux, melt 1/4 cup butter in small skillet. Stir in flour until well combined. Remove from heat; set aside.
  3. In a large pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat, saute mushrooms, celery and onion in 1/3 cup butter until soft, about 6 minutes. Stir in chicken broth and cream. Bring to a boil. Whisk in the roux to thicken. Stir in bacon; season with pepper and serve.


Most Helpful

This was excellent. I didn't have the celery so I used 1 tsp. celery salt and a pound of bacon. I really enjoyed this soup. Thanx=)

MissHeather May 11, 2006

I really enjoyed this soup. I halved the amount of butter, otherwise, I made it as written. Lovely flavor and texture. Thanx for posting; I'll make this again...and I think next time I'll use a whole pound of mushrooms.

*Parsley* March 14, 2006

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