Russian Mushroom and Potato Soup

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I make this soup every Halloween and is the 'signal' to the family that the cool weather has arrived. I've been making it for 15 years now and out of all the soups I make, it is still everyone's favorite. Enjoy!

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons butter, divided

  • 2 leeks, chopped

  • 2 large carrots, sliced

  • 6 cups chicken broth

  • 2 teaspoons dried dill weed

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 2 pounds potatoes, peeled and diced

  • 1 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced

  • 1 cup half-and-half

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 sprig fresh dill weed, for garnish

Directions

  1. Melt 3 tablespoons butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Mix in leeks and carrots, and cook 5 minutes. Pour in broth. Season with dill, salt, pepper, and bay leaf. Mix in potatoes, cover, and cook 20 minutes, or until potatoes are tender but firm. Remove and discard the bay leaf.

  2. Melt the remaining butter in a skillet over medium heat, and saute the mushrooms 5 minutes, until lightly browned. Stir into the soup.

  3. In a small bowl, mix the half-and-half and flour until smooth. Stir into the soup to thicken. Garnish each bowl of soup with fresh dill to serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

167 Calories
8g Fat
21g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 167
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 928mg 40%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 19mg 93%
Calcium 50mg 4%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 541mg 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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