Cream of Mushroom Soup

This cream of mushroom soup is a deliciously unctuous and earthy 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


  • Remove the earthy part of the mushroom stems, quickly rinse under water and pat dry gently.
  • Slightly heat olive oil in a large skillet.
  • Sauté onions on medium low, stirring constantly.
  • Add mushrooms and cook for 3 minutes over high heat, stirring constantly.
  • Finally, add the carrots, celery and potatoes and sauté for 3 minutes.
  • Add salt and pepper.
  • Cover with boiling water and cook for 45 minutes over medium heat.
  • Add the heavy cream 5 minutes before the end of cooking and stir regularly.
  • Put everything in a blender and mix until reaching a smooth texture.

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