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How to Make Cream of Mushroom Soup

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.
  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

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.

9. Serve the Cream of Mushroom Soup immediately.

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

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 330 Calories from Fat 239

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.8%

Saturated Fat 11.3 g56.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 46 mg15.3%

Sodium 779.3 mg32.5%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.7%

Sugars 3.6 g

Protein 7 g14.7%

Vitamin A 64% Vitamin C 9.4%

Calcium 13.9% Iron 14.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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