Soul-Warming Hungarian Mushroom Soup

A hearty and comforting Hungarian Mushroom soup that’s positive to fill you right up.

A dollop of bitter cream is what makes this soup over the top — loaded with all of the heat and cozy vibes!

Soul-Warming Hungarian Mushroom Soup



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  •  1 lb. mushrooms, sliced

  •  4 tablespoons of salted butter

  •  2 teaspoons dried dill weed

  • 1 ½ cups white onions, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon EACH: sweet paprika AND lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon EACH: dried thyme AND dried mushroom powder (optional)

  •  2 ½ cups low sodium chicken stock (or vegetable)

  • 2 cloves garlic, grated

  •  2 ½ cups low sodium chicken stock (or vegetable)

  • ⅓ cup room-temperature creme fraiche (or sour cream)

  •  3 tablespoons EACH: all-purpose flour

  • 3 tablespoons chopped parsley

  • 1 cup half and half (or whole milk)


  • SAUTE: In a dutch oven or soup pot, saute the onions and mushrooms in the butter over medium heat for 5 minutes. Then, season with dill, thyme, and paprika and allow the mushrooms and onions to continue cooking for an additional 7-10 minutes, stirring often. Sprinkle the grated garlic and mushroom powder 30 seconds before the mushrooms are done. 
  • WHISK: Then, slowly pour in the chicken stock, soy sauce, and lemon juice and scrape the bottom of the pot to loosen anything that might be stuck on. Allow the soup to gain a simmer and then let cook and reduce for 5 minutes.While the soup is reducing, whisk together the milk and flour in a small bowl until smooth (you can also just shake it all in a mason jar.) Then pour the mixture into the soup and continue to cook the soup for 8-10 minutes, or until the soup thickens, stirring as required.
  • FINISH: Remove the soup from heat. Stir the soup while you add in the sour cream slowly and allow for it to mix. Sprinkle with parsley to finish and serve warm with grilled bread rubbed with a clove of cut garlic!

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Angela Florence