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Wild Chanterelle Mushroom Soup Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Easy and healthy, a vegetarian cream of mushroom soup made with flavorful wild chanterells, a touch of coconut cream and crispy sage.

Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 281 kcal
Author: Florentina
Ingredients
  • 2 lb chanterelle mushrooms
  • 1 small onion or leek -diced
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 5 cloves garlic -minced
  • 6 sprigs thyme (leaves only)
  • 5 sprigs sage
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt + more to taste
  • 1 qt water or vegetable stock
  • 1/4 cup coconut cream (optional)
  • 2 tbsp organic butter or olive oil
Instructions
  1. In a medium soup pot on low flame add the olive oil and the onion. Saute with a pinch of sea salt until they start to get some color around the edges, making sure not to burn them.

  2. Add the minced garlic and give it a good stir. Cook 30 seconds then add the chanterelle mushrooms and toss to coat. Saute together for about 5 minutes until the mushrooms start to wilt. Reserve about 1 cup of the mixture for garnish. ( Alternately you could reserve about 1/4 lb of the fresh chanterelles and pan sear them with a little olive oil and a pinch of sea salt just before serving.)

  3. Add the water to the soup pot together with the thyme, 1 sprig of sage and the sea salt and bring to a simmer. Cook together at a gentle boil for 10 minutes.

  4. Using a hand held immersion blender carefully puree the soup until smooth. Stir in the cream and remove from flame. Adjust seasonings to your taste with more sea salt. 

  5. Meanwhile in a separate skillet melt the butter ( or olive oil to keep it vegan) and add the remaining sage leaves. Cook together until the sage is crispy and butter is golden brown.

  6. Serve the soup with the reserved chanterelles on top, sprinkled with the crispy sage and a light drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.

Nutrition Facts
Wild Chanterelle Mushroom Soup Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 281 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Sodium 325mg14%
Potassium 1274mg36%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 10g42%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 145IU3%
Vitamin C 6.4mg8%
Calcium 81mg8%
Iron 8.9mg49%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.