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creamy mushroom soup

Creamy Mushroom Soup

This creamy mushroom soup recipe might be your new favorite! It’s creamy, robust in flavor, hearty and it’s likely that you won’t go for the canned stuff ever again!
4.8 from 5 votes
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon good olive oil
  • 1½ cups onions, chopped
  • ½ cup shallots, finely chopped
  • 1pound fresh cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 2½ teaspoons fresh thyme, finely chopped
  • 2½ teaspoons fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 1½ teaspoons smoked paprika
  • ¼ cup dry white wine
  • 1½ tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons crème fraîche or sour cream


  • Crème fraîche or sour cream
  • Freshly cracked black pepper

To Serve

  • Toasted sourdough bread or baguette


  • Melt the butter in a dutch oven over medium heat, then add olive oil. Sauté onions and shallots for 6 minutes.
  • Add cremini mushrooms and cook for 3 minutes. Add thyme, dill, and smoked paprika and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add white wine and cook until liquid has reduced by about half. Add soy sauce and vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Lower heat to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, add milk and flour and whisk until well combined. Pour into soup and stir to combine. Cook for another 15 minutes, stir every few minutes.
  • Add salt, pepper, lemon juice, parsley and crème fraîche. Stir to combine.
  •  Ladle into bowls and serve.


Baby Bella mushrooms can be used in lieu of cremini.