Mmm…Mushroom Soup

I had a few mushrooms rapidly turning less than fresh so I decided to use them up.  I looked for a mushroom soup recipe and turned this one up, it looked nice enough though I didn’t want to use the food machine to chop them up.  Took a few other liberties with the ingredient list but nothing radical.  The soup turned out pretty good, but the highlight of the meal was the crouton topping.  I diced a few slices of my experimental “hearty loaf of bread” and toasted them in a skillet with butter and olive oil.

Enjoy!

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4 thoughts on “Mmm…Mushroom Soup

  1. Thank you, Tes-
    The soup may be more familiar to a U.S. audience-most of us grew up with mothers and aunts making recipes that incorporated a can of Campbell’s condensed mushroom soup. I won’t say that this recipe is an attempt to reproduce that soup but the flavor of it is not too far away.
    The croutons may be my new favorite thing!

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  2. i like trying to reproduce favorite commercial foods ! i will be making a garlic soup today and it will definitely have some croutons / your soup looks delicious

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  3. Thanks for stopping by again, Katherine. I’ve been sorting through networking and internet access issues the last couple of days and haven’t done much cooking or even thinking about cooking. I bet all the new will wear off the latest gadget soon enough. I do need to make up my mind whether to purchase one after the free trial is over.
    Planning on a simple salad today with some caesar salad dressing, so there will be more croutons! Still deciding whether making my own dressing is worth the trouble today.

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