Cream of Mushroom Soup


For this cream of mushroom soup you can use common button mushrooms, or add other delicious varieties. Experiment and have fun, all will be good.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
50 mins


  • 5 cups sliced fresh mushrooms

  • 1 ½ cups chicken broth

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • teaspoon dried thyme

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 cup half-and-half

  • 1 tablespoon sherry


  1. Simmer mushrooms, broth, onion, and thyme in a large heavy saucepan until vegetables are tender, 10 to 15 minutes.

  2. Carefully transfer the hot mixture to a blender or food processor. Cover and hold lid down with a potholder; pulse until creamy but still with some chunks of vegetable.

  3. Melt butter in the same saucepan. Whisk in flour until smooth. Whisk in salt and pepper. Slowly whisk in half-and-half and mushroom mixture.

  4. Bring soup to a boil and cook, stirring constantly, until thickened.

  5. Stir in sherry. Taste and season with salt and pepper if needed.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

148 Calories
11g Fat
9g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 148
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 364mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 53mg 4%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 318mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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