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Cream of Mushroom Soup - Recipe

Despite the name and the rich creamy taste, this soup does not have cream in it!
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Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe
  • Chop onions, mince garlic, thinly slice celery and mushrooms. Reserve a few nice mushroom slices for use as a garnish.
  • On medium heat, melt butter and oil in a heavy pot. Add onions, celery, garlic and mushrooms. Cook without browning until onions are translucent, about 10 minutes.
  • Add broth and Madeira and simmer until all vegetables are very soft, about 15 - 20 minutes.
  • Cool the soup by adding 2 cups cold milk, and purée. Add salt and freshly ground pepper to taste and reheat to serving temperature without boiling. Ladle into bowls and garnish with reserved mushroom slices.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
-8 ounces fresh mushrooms, preferably several kinds
-1 medium onion
-2 stalks celery
-2 cloves garlic, or more
-1 tablespoon butter
-1 tablespoon olive oil
-2 cups chicken broth (substitute vegetable broth)
-1/4 cup Madeira or sherry
-2 cups milk
- salt and pepper