Light Meals

Cream of Mushroom Soup

Cooking time
Less than 30 mins


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 small clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 1 spring onion, sliced
  • 1 large Portobello mushroom, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon plain flour
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • 1 tablespoon chopped thyme, chives or parsley


Melt the butter in a medium saucepan. Add the garlic and spring onions and sauté for a few minutes until the onions are soft but not browned. Add the mushrooms cook for another 10 minutes. Sprinkle flour over the mushrooms, stir and cook for 2 minutes.

Add stock and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes until the mushrooms are velvety and soft.

Puree the soup, add cream, salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with the chopped herbs.

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  • Cream

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Cream of Mushroom Soup
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