Cream of mushroom soup

This is a hearty and warming soup


This is a hearty and warming soup that is very easy to make – even if you have never cooked before.


Ingredients - Serves 4 Adults

  • 10 mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 50g / 2 oz. of plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 425ml / ¾ pint of semi-skimmed milk
  • 575ml / 1 pint stock (1 low salt vegetable stock cube dissolved in 575ml /1 pint of hot water)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan
  2. Add the mushrooms, onion  and garlic and fry, stirring continually for 5 minutes
  3. Add the flour and stir well. Cook for another 2 minutes
  4. Gradually stir in the stock and milk and bring to the boil 
  5. Keep stirring
  6. Simmer for 20 minutes, until thickened
  7. Add salt and pepper, to taste

Serving Suggestions

Serve with crusty wholemeal bread

info

Try using a variety of mushrooms or other vegetables such as celery. For flavour try thyme, parsley or mixed herbs.

About this Recipe

This recipe is adapted from 101+ Square Meals

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Cream of mushroom soup

Serves

4 Adults

4 Adults

Cooking Time

30 Minutes

30 Minutes

Cost

Low

Low

5-a-day

0.5 Of Your 5 A Day

0.5 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Measuring Jug(for Liquids), Saucepan, Wooden Spoon

Chopping BoardChopping KnifeMeasuring Jug(for Liquids)SaucepanWooden Spoon
1/4 the recipe contains
Energy
541kj
128kcal
6%
Fat
3.5g
5%
Saturates
1.2g
6%
Sugars
7.3g
8%
Salt
1.6g
27%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (328g)
Energy165Kj 541Kj
39Kcal 128Kcal
Fat1.1g 3.5g
(of which saturates)0.4g 1.2g
Carbohydrate5.2g 16.9g
(of which sugars)2.2g 7.3g
Fibre0.4g 1.4g
Protein2g 6.7g
Salt0.5g 1.6g

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