Cream of mushroom recipe is a tasty traditional soup from Montenegro, perfect for cold days with its creamy smooth texture and delicious on its own. You can store it in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or you can freeze the soup for up to 3 months.  

Cream of Mushroom Soup

This deliciously cream of mushroom soup is a traditional recipe from Montenegro.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Montenegro
Keyword: mushroom
Servings: 4


  • ½ lb mushrooms fresh or frozen
  • 3 scallions , finely chopped
  • 5 carrots , sliced
  • 1 stalks celery
  • 5 medium potatoes , cut into chunks
  • 4 olive oil
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • salt
  • pepper


  • Prepare the mushroom by removing small part of the bottom, rinse under water and set the aside.
  • In a large skillet add olive oil and heat it over medium heat.
  • Chopped the scallions, add them to the skillet and sauté, stir when needed.
  • Change to high heat, add the mushrooms to the skillet and cook for 3 minutes, stir when needed.
  • Then add the potatoes, celery and carrots and add seasoning such as salt and pepper. Sauté for another 3 minutes.
  • Add water to the skillet and bring it to boiling. Reduce the heat to medium heat, cover the skillet and cook for 45 minutes.
  • Just 5 minutes before you turn off the heat add the heavy cream and stir regularly.
  • Use a hand blender or pour the skillet over to a blender and mix for a few minute to reach a smooth creamy texture.

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