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Mushroom Soup

This mushroom soup is a light, flavorful side dish.
Course Side Dish, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Mushroom
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 8
Calories 93kcal
Cost $.93 per serving

Ingredients

  • 3 tbs olive oil
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 2 carrots diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh mushrooms sliced
  • 4 cups broth
  • 1/2 tsp salt or to taste
  • 1/2 cup whole milk or heavy cream or more to taste

Instructions

  • Saute the onion in the olive oil in a large soup pot with the cover on over medium-low heat for about 5 minutes, or until tender. Add the carrots and cook, covered, over medium-low heat for another 5 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and mushrooms, and continue to cook, covered, over medium-low heat for another 10 minutes. The mushrooms will release their juices during this time.
  • Add the broth and salt, and simmer gently in an uncovered pot for 30 minutes, or until all the vegetables are very tender.
  • Puree the soup with an immersion blender or in a food processor. Stir in the milk or cream and serve warm.

Nutrition

Calories: 93kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 637mg | Potassium: 359mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 2823IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg