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How To Make Cream Of Mushroom Soup

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Once you see how easy it is to make homemade cream of mushroom soup from scratch, you will never buy the canned Campbells soup again.
Ingredients
  Mushrooms 1 Pound
  Yellow onion 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), diced
  Celery stalks 1 Large, sliced
  Carrot 1 Medium, grated
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Half and half 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Chicken broth 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Dried thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Dried basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1. In a pan pour olive oil and add the butter, sauté the onion, celery and carrots for 5 minutes.
2. Add mushrooms, thyme, basil, garlic powder, salt and pepper.
3. Over medium heat cook for 15-18 minutes or until the moisture from the mushrooms evaporates.
4. Cook for additional 10 minutes until the mushrooms brown.
5. Turn off the heat and cool the mixture before blending.
6. Add the mixture in the blender and pour chicken broth and blend everything until pureed.
7. Once it’s pureed transfer it back to the pan and add half and half and simmer for 10 minutes over medium heat, adjust seasoning at this point.
8. Turn off the heat and transfer the soup in a serving bowl, garnish with parsley.

SERVING
9. Serve the Cream of Mushroom Soup immediately.

TIP
Store the soup in a mason jar once it’s cold.

Things You Will Need
Pan
Blender

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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