Mushroom Soup Recipe

There are few things as satisfying as this creamy mushroom soup recipe. This lovely creamy soup may be served with bread and butter as a light meal or with croutons as a starter dish to any meal. When served as a meal on its own, double the recipe for larger portions. Especially enjoyable on a cold winter night.

Cream of mushroom soup is used as a base in casseroles and pasta sauces. It is like a mushroom-flavored gravy and when thickened with a bit more flour, it can be used over pies.

mushroom soup

Creamy Mushroom Soup

There are few things as satisfying as this creamy mushroom soup.
5 from 2 votes
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Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Soup
Cuisine South African
Servings 4 People
Calories 284 kcal


  • 250 grams fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 500 ml chicken stock
  • 250 ml milk
  • 1 lemon juice
  • ½ tsp salt
  • tsp pepper
  • 125 ml cream
  • 1 tbsp fine parsley fresh


  • Wipe mushrooms and chop finely.
  • Melt butter and stir in flour.
  • Add stock gradually while stirring.
  • Boil and stir continually.
  • Add mushrooms, milk, and juice.
  • Boil for 5 minutes.
  • Liquidize the soup.
  • Flavor with salt and pepper.
  • Stir in cream.
  • Add parsley right before serving.


Calories: 284kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 9gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 68mgSodium: 562mgPotassium: 436mgFiber: 1gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 820IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 95mgIron: 1mg
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