Creamy mushroom and chive soup

July 18, 2012 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)
Creamy mushroom and chive soup recipe

Creamy mushroom and chive soup is a tasty warm dish for a winter night. The earthy flavours of mushrooms are perfect with just enough bite from the chives. Quick, easy and delicious!

Creamy mushroom and chive soup

Serves: 4
Cooking Time: 25 mins


  • 15ml (1 tbsp) olive oil
  • 1 brown onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1kg button mushrooms, halved
  • 1L (4 cups) milk
  • 250ml (1 cup) chicken stock
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • sour cream and chopped chives, to serve



Heat the oil in a saucepan over high heat.


Add the onion and garlic and cook for 3 – 4 minutes. Add the mushrooms, milk, chicken stock, salt and pepper and cook for a further 15 minutes.


Blend with a hand-held blender until smooth. Top with sour cream, chopped chives and pepper to serve.


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