Simply delicious family recipe for mushroom soup.


  • 570 ml of vegetable stock

  • 500 g of mushrooms, sliced

  • 55 g of unsalted butter

  • 2 x tbsp of olive oil

  • 2 x garlic cloves, pealed and finely sliced

  • 150 ml of cream

  • Salt and pepper


  • 1.

    Heat the oil in a pan and fry the garlic, mushrooms and onion for a few minutes to soften

  • 2.

    Pour the vegetable stock into the pan, bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer gently for 8-10 minutes or until the mushrooms are tender.

  • 3.

    Stir in the cream and then ladle the soup into a food processor.

  • 4.

    Blend until smooth and return to the pan; or use a hand-held blender.

  • 5.

    Season to taste and reheat gently.

  • 6.

    Ladle the soup into soup bowls and serve.


Sprinkle with herbs before serving (parsley and or tarragon are delicious).

Metric Converter

Tell us what you think in the comments below


Sign Out

Click to Rate

Join the Conversation

Please note, LifeStyle cannot respond to all comments posted in our comments feed. If you have a comment or query you would like LifeStyle to respond to, please use our feedback form.

0 0 0 0 0
Average Rating
0 comments • 0 ratings