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Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Serves 2

Ingredients:

  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 lb fresh mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp unbleached flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


Instructions:

1. Melt the butter in a pot and add the onion and mushrooms.
2. Cook over low heat for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Sprinkle with the flour and cook for a few minutes more.
4. Slowly add the stock, and heat, stirring, until it reaches the boiling point.
5. Reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
6. Stir in the cream and season to taste.
7. Reheat before serving.
8. Cold Mushroom Soup variation: Use an additional 1/4 cup of heavy cream and chill.
9. Adjust the salt and serve in cold soup bowls with chives sprinkled on top.


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Main Ingredient:Mushroom
Course:First Course
Main Dish
Cuisine:American
Dish:Soup
Difficulty:Easy

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