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Mushroom Cheddar Soup

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Mushroom Cheddar Soup Recipe - The Daily Meal
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The earthy flavor of mushrooms takes your classic cheese soup from ordinary to extraordinary.

This recipe is courtesy of USDairy.com.

Ready in
40 m
10 m
(prepare time)
30 m
(cook time)


  • Sliced baby portabella mushrooms
  • 1 Cup yellow onion, peeled, sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic, peeled, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 Cup butter
  • 1/4 Cup flour
  • 2 Cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 Cups whole milk
  • 2 Cups shredded cheddar
  • Dill, for garnish (optional)


In a large sauce pan, sauté mushrooms, onion, and garlic in vegetable oil over medium heat, for 3 to 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Add butter to pan and melt over medium heat; add flour, stirring constantly for 2 to 3 minutes or until incorporated.

Gradually add chicken broth and milk, stirring until incorporated; bring to a boil over medium-high heat.

Reduce to a simmer over medium-low heat; cook for 10 to 15 minutes or until soup is thickened.

Stir in cheddar cheese and simmer for an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. 

Serve and garnish with dill, if you like.