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creamy mushroom soup

a recipe by
Beth Pierce
Old Monroe, MO

A rich and Creamy Mushroom Soup Recipe with sweet onions, cremini mushrooms, and garlic in a lightly seasoned chicken broth with marjoram and thyme. This crazy delicious soup really puts canned mushroom soup to shame with authentic mushroom flavor and velvety smooth broth.

serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For creamy mushroom soup

  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 md
    onion finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 lb
    cremini mushrooms
  • 3 clove
    garlic minced
  • ¼ c
  • 4 c
    4 cups chicken, vegetable broth, or vegetable stock (low sodium)
  • 2 tsp
    fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 tsp
    dried marjoram
  • 1/2 tsp
    seasoned salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  • 3/4 c
    heavy whipping cream

How To Make creamy mushroom soup

  • 1
    Melt the butter and heat the olive oil in a Dutch Oven or heavy pot over medium heat. Add the onions and mushrooms. Saute until the onions are soft and mushrooms are browned. Reduce the heat to medium-low and add the garlic cooking for 1 minute while stirring.
  • 2
    Stir in the flour and continue cooking for 2 minutes while stirring. Slowly stir in the chicken broth until smooth and creamy. Add the fresh thyme, dried marjoram, seasoned salt, and black pepper and continue cooking over medium low heat until thickened. Turn the heat as low as it will go and stir in the cream. Season with more salt and black pepper to taste if desired.
  • 3
    If desired garnish with croutons, sour cream, fresh thyme or chopped fresh parsley.