Best Creamy Mushroom Soup is a combo of little white button mushrooms, flavorful cremini mushrooms and coconut cream. All you need is a blender. Fast and smooth in texture.
When I was visiting some of my family in South Lake Tahoe, California we all went to this great little restaurant that served beautiful looking soup.
My niece was saying how delicious their soups were – especially the creamy mushroom soup and the tomato soup. Guess what they ordered?
When the soups were served I saw that both soups were creamy smooth and everybody was ooohing and ahhhing over the flavors.
Of course, I had to ask if they ever share their recipes. The answer was a polite ‘no’ but they did say that all of their soups have cream as an important ingredient. Oops.
You think I’d know better by now but my brain is challenged sometimes – especially when my family gets me all excited about a restaurant they like.
Creamy Mushroom Soup became my first choice because there aren’t any tomatoes in my garden – yet. And I love mushrooms – big time.
I also thought that little white button mushrooms would be great mixed with flavorful cremini mushrooms. It would make it heartier and give the soup more depth. I was right.
Delicious ingredients blended together and I mean blended. Creamy smooth in texture and so very memorable.
It too has a very flavorful soup base but this recipes is from the slow cooker and has whole exotic mushrooms included. Take a look!
Speaking of impressive – let’s get back to this rich and creamy mushroom soup recipe. You won’t forget the flavor.
Helpful Tools for Making the Best Creamy Mushroom Soup
- A great blender – depending on the size of your blender you might be able to do the whole recipe at once. Mine is smaller and I did it in batches.
- A stainless steel skillet would be very nice to take care of the sauteing.
- Nice old fashioned type, sturdy glass measuring cups are the way to go.
I hope you can try this recipe because it is also really easy to make. All you need is a blender.
Yes, I said blender. So that makes it fun and easy too!
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Creamy Mushroom Soup
- 2 tablespoons non-dairy butter for sauteing
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 1 cup button mushrooms
- 1 cup crimini mushrooms
- 1 tablespoon non-dairy butter for adding later in the recipe
- 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
- 2 cups vegetable broth
- 1 can 13.5 ounces coconut cream, that is full fat usually 17% to 22%
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 cup dry white wine such as a chardonnay
- Saute the onion in the 2 tablespoon of butter for about 10 minutes.
- Add the mushrooms and cook until their liquid is cooked out of them.
- Add 1 Tablespoon and the flour.
- Cook 3 minutes until the raw taste of the flour is gone.
- Add the broth.
- Bring to medium high - stirring once in a while to a mild boil. Do not let burn.
- Turn down the heat to medium and add the coconut milk.
- Cook for about 10 minutes.
- Add half the wine and seasonings. Taste.
- Add more wine and seasonings if you think it is needed.
- Let cool for about 15 minutes.
- Add one third to half of the soup mixture to a blender and blend until creamy.
- Pour into a large bowl and set aside.
- Continue with the rest of the mushroom mixture until all is creamy.
- If serving now add to a large pan and heat through and serve.
This is not a good recipe for the freezer. The main thing is because coconut cream doesn’t freeze well in soup. It actually gets sort of a gritty texture.
Coconut cream is fine in baked goods and nice cream but when it’s in a sauce or soup it doesn’t work as a freezer meal.