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Manitarosoupa (Mushroom Soup) Recipe



1kg / 21bs mushrooms
25g / 1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp Greek extra virgin olive oil
1 large onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
250ml home-made chicken stock
1/2 tsp grated nutmeg
300ml milk
300ml whipping cream
1 bunch flat-leaved parsley, finely chopped
Salt and freshly ground pepper



  1. Clean the mushrooms and remove the stalks.
  2. Set aside 100g (1/4lb) leaving them whole, and finely chop the remaining mushrooms.
  3. Heat the butter and olive oil in a pan and soften the onion and garlic.
  4. Add the chopped mushrooms and sauté.
  5. Pour in the chicken stock, season with nutmeg, salt and pepper then cover and simmer for 10 mins.
  6. Heat a little oil in a pan and fry the whole mushrooms.
  7. Pour in the milk and add to the soup.
  8. Serve the soup in deep plates with a splash of cream, and garnish with parsley.




12th Feb 2019

Posted by Ben Bland