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Creamy Mushroom Soup recipe

Creamy Mushroom Soup recipe

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On a blustery winter evening, after a hectic day,who wouldn’t love  to relax with their family,in their warm home, on a cozy couch, and dunk warm crusty bread lathered with butter in a bowl full of steaming creamy soup.I guess you all would!!!

So this one day, I was looking for some nice and easy soup to create a perfect family evening.I had in the fridge, so I wanted to cook something different using , and I had soup on my mind , so I started searching for mushroom soup . I found quite a few on the internet,but couldn’t actually decide which one to go with as I did not have all the ingredients, for any one particular recipe. So I gathered all the ingredients that I had and made a recipe that was a kind of an adaptation of 2-3 . But one thing I can promise.. the result was pure deliciousness..and I did succeed in my attempt to create a nice cozy family evening, without too much of an effort 😉

If you love your mushrooms, and  want to create a warm ,simple but filling soup/ , I would really recommend you try this recipe.You can pair this  with , crusty mini cheese bruschetta, toasted and buttered ciabatta , or even a simple cheese toast.

Creamy Mushroom soup
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 

A heart warming delicious creamy soup for all the mushroom lovers.

Course: Snack, Soup
Servings: 4 people
Ingredients
  • 300 grams Button Mushrooms roughly chopped
  • 2 medium onions roughly chopped
  • 3-4 cloves garlic roughly chopped or even whole can be used
  • 1 tsp butter to saute sliced mushrooms for garnishing
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 cups Milk
  • 1 1/2 tbsp whole wheat flour
  • 7-8 pieces peppercorns you can use crushed pepper or pepper powder instead
  • 1/2 tsp Crushed pepper for garnishing
  • a pinch nutmeg powder
  • 2 tsp Crème fraîche / fresh cream
  • 1 cup water / vegetable stock
  • Few sprigs coriander chopped for garnishing
Instructions
  1. Wash and clean the mushrooms. Slice evenly 10-15 pcs separately . Heat a tsp of butter and saute these  for 5-7minutes. Keep aside for garnishing.

  2. Heat 2 tbsp of butter ,add roughly chopped rest of the mushrooms, onions, garlic cloves, peppercorns.Pop the lid on. Cook gently till the mushrooms are soft.

  3. Add the wholewheat flour and saute till the raw smell of the flour is gone.Please keep stirring to ensure that the flour doesn't get burnt.

  4. Add the milk slowly. Continue stirring.Cook for 5-7 minutes, till the milk starts  to boil and gets a creamy consistency.

  5. Let the mixture cool.Then blend it to form a creamy texture.

  6. Bring the mixture to a boil. If required add little more water / vegetable stock to get the consistency you want.

  7. Add salt,  nutmeg powder . Mix well . Garnish with the sautéed mushroom slices, creme/ Crème fraîche,coriander and crushed pepper.

Recipe Notes

To adjust the consistency of the soup you can add more milk instead of water/ vegetable stock .

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