Guiltless “Cream” of Mushroom Soup
Servings Prep Time
6servings 5minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
6servings 5minutes
Cook Time
  • 1pound button mushroomssliced, approximately 6 cups
  • 1medium onionchopped, approximately 2 cups
  • 2medium ribs celerysliced thin, approximately 1/2 cup
  • 3 medium cloves garlicminced
  • 3tablespoons extra-virgin olive oilreserve two tablespoons for sautéeing onion and celery
  • 4cups vegetable stock
  • 2-3sprigs fresh thymeleaves removed from stems, approximately 3/4 tablespoon
  • 2ounces dry sherrygood quality, purchase in wine section, optional
  • 1/2teaspoon grey sea saltcan substitute sea salt, additional to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepperadditional to taste
  • fresh parsleychopped for garnish
  1. Prepare ingredients.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a stock pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  3. Add 1 cup mushrooms to stock pot. Sauté for 5-6 minutes until golden brown. Stir often. If mushrooms brown too quickly, reduce heat to medium. Remove mushrooms to a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside to garnish soup before serving.
  4. Reduce heat to medium. In the same pot, add remaining olive oil, onions and celery. Sauté for 6 minutes or until vegetables are tender, but not brown. Stir frequently.
  5. Add mushrooms and garlic. Cook for 8 minutes until mushrooms are tender. Stir often.
  6. Add vegetable stock, thyme, salt and pepper. Stir. Bring to a simmer. Cook uncovered for 20 minutes.
  7. Place 1/4 of mushroom mixture in a blender. With the lid on securely and a towel covering the lid, process until smooth. Pour pureed soup into a large bowl. Repeat 3 more times. Hot liquid expands so it is important to blend as noted.
  8. Return pureed soup back to the pot. Add sherry. Stir. Bring to a simmer. Cook for 5 minutes. Serve immediately with reserved golden mushrooms and parsley for garnish. Adjust seasoning to taste.
Recipe Notes

Nutritional Facts

Amount per serving (recipes yields 6 servings):

113 calories, 7.1 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 438 mg sodium, 8.3 g total carbohydrate, 1.5 g fiber, 2.3 g total sugars, 3.3 g protein, 16 mg calcium, 68 mg potassium

Nutrition Analysis by VeryWellFit.

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