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mushroom soup (no cream)

Recipe by
Lori L (JostLori)
San Diego

Super easy and quite flavorful. I normally use crimini mushrooms, but sometimes add other types depending on what's at the farmers market.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For mushroom soup (no cream)

  • 6 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 c
    onions, minced
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 lb
    fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 c
  • 2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1/2 c
    dry vermouth

How To Make mushroom soup (no cream)

  • 1
    Clean mushrooms. Slice 1/3 of the mushrooms. Finely chop the remaining 2/3 of the mushrooms. Set aside.
  • 2
    Over medium heat, melt the butter in a large skillet. Add the onions and sugar. Saute until golden brown. Add the mushrooms and saute another 5 minutes.
  • 3
    Stir in the flour. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly, to make a roux. Add the water and stir until smooth.
  • 4
    Add the chicken broth and vermouth. Stir to combine. Add salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil while stirring, then reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, uncovered.
  • 5
    Ladle into serving bowls. Can garnish with a bit of chopped flat-leaf parsley.

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