Simple Cream Of Mushroom Soup
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  • 500 g fresh button mushrooms - sliced
  • 50 g salted butter
  • 2 onions - sliced thinly
  • 4 cloves garlic - chopped
  • 1.5 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 4 cups vegetable/chicken broth
  • ½ cup cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  1. Slice mushroom thinly.
  2. Melt the butter in a heavy-based pan and saute the onion, garlic and thyme for 1 minute.
  3. Add flour and keep stirring for a minute.
  4. Throw in the mushroom and season with salt and black pepper. Cook until the mushroom just softens.
  5. Pour in broth and stir continuously.
  6. Reduce the heat and simmer gently for a few minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Pour in milk and once it almost reaches a soft boil, add in cream into the soup.
  8. Reheat gently, stirring. Do not allow the soup to boil. Season with more salt and pepper, and garnish with some chopped parsley/thyme.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 6 Calories: 190 Fat: 14g Saturated fat: 9g Unsaturated fat: 5g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 12g Sugar: 5g Sodium: 691mg Fiber: 2g Protein: 6g Cholesterol: 43mg
Recipe by Maya Kitchenette at