Joe's Homemade Mushroom Soup


This easy recipe turns commonplace ingredients into a wonderfully tasty soup to feed a crowd.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
20 servings


  • 1 ¼ cups butter

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 5 pounds sliced fresh mushrooms

  • 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 ½ teaspoons ground black pepper

  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt

  • 10 cups milk

  • 10 cups chicken broth

  • ½ cup minced fresh parsley

  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg, or to taste

  • ¼ cup sour cream, or as needed


  1. Melt butter in your largest stockpot over medium heat. Cook and stir onion and mushroom in hot butter until onion is tender, about 5 minutes. Stir flour, pepper, and salt into the onion mixture. Gradually stream milk and chicken broth into mixture while stirring to incorporate.

  2. Bring the liquid to a boil; cook at a boil until thickened, 5 to 10 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat. Stir parsley and nutmeg into the soup. Ladle soup into bowls and top each with a dollop of sour cream.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

227 Calories
15g Fat
17g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 20
Calories 227
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 9g 47%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 315mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 5mg 27%
Calcium 159mg 12%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 583mg 12%

* 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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