Rustic Charm Classic Mushroom Soup


Delve into the earthy goodness of our Rustic Charm Classic Mushroom Soup. This soup is a celebration of mushrooms, boasting a rich, velvety texture and a deep, umami flavor. It's a warm, comforting bowl that brings the essence of the forest to your kitchen, perfect for cozy evenings or as a sophisticated starter.

Rustic Charm Classic Mushroom Soup

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 bowl (approximately 250ml)

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories: 180 kcal
  • Protein: 6g
  • Carbohydrates: 16g
  • Fat: 10g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sodium: 300mg


  • Mixed mushrooms (like Button, Shiitake, and Portobello), chopped – 2 cups (300g)
  • Onion, diced – 1 medium
  • Garlic, minced – 2 cloves
  • Vegetable broth – 4 cups (960ml)
  • Heavy cream – ½ cup (120ml)
  • Butter – 2 tablespoons (30g)
  • All-purpose flour – 2 tablespoons (30g)
  • Fresh thyme – 1 teaspoon (5g)
  • Salt and pepper – to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped – for garnish

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. In a large pot, melt butter over medium heat.
  2. Add onions and garlic, sauté until translucent.
  3. Add mushrooms and cook until they are soft and browned.
  4. Sprinkle flour over the mushroom mixture and stir well.
  5. Cook for a few minutes until the flour is lightly browned.
  6. Gradually pour in vegetable broth, stirring continuously.
  7. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  8. Optionally, use an immersion blender to partially or fully puree the soup for a smoother texture.
  9. Stir in heavy cream and fresh thyme. Season with salt and pepper.
  10. Ladle the soup into bowls.
  11. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve hot.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Mushroom Variety: Use a mix of mushrooms for a complex flavor profile.
  • Roux Technique: Cook the roux properly to avoid a raw flour taste.
  • Blending Options: Blend to your preferred consistency, whether chunky or smooth.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I make this soup vegan?

Yes, use olive oil instead of butter and a plant-based cream.

How can I store and reheat the soup?

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat gently on the stove.

Can I freeze this soup?

It's best not to freeze this soup as the cream may separate upon thawing.

Our Rustic Charm Classic Mushroom Soup is a bowl of comfort, rich in flavors and textures. It's an invitation to unwind and savor the natural, earthy delights of mushrooms. Whether as a starter or a main, this soup is sure to envelop you in its warm, rustic embrace, making any meal a cozy and memorable experience.