Creamy Hungarian Mushroom Soup

January/February 2011

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Mushroom-soup lovers, this soup is for you! Russet potatoes make it hearty, and dill and paprika add plenty of flavor. We skip the generous amount of full-fat sour cream and butter typically used in creamy mushroom soups. Serve with a green salad and warm pumpernickel bread.

Creamy Hungarian Mushroom Soup

23 Reviews for Creamy Hungarian Mushroom Soup

Better the next day

I made this using portobello and oyster mushrooms; I probably won't use the oyster mushrooms next time. I also unfortunately ran out of beef broth, so substituted in two cups of vegetable broth and some chicken bouillion. I allowed the soup to simmer for well over an hour in my dutch oven to allow the flavors to meld. While it did taste okay, the flavor seemed pretty flat. When I reheated it today, it was much better. In fact, today's flavors were what I was expecting yesterday. I also had to thicken the soup with cornstarch, but that's just because I prefer a thicker mushroom soup

comforting, hearty, savory
Surprisingly Fantastic

My picky husband actually loved this soup. It was a very interesting mix of ingredients but provided a very comforting and flavorful soup. Will definitely make this recipe again.

rich flavor
Good soup needs tweaking

I love mushroom soup, though don't usually choose creamy versions in the interest of healthy eating. However, the light sour cream and Hungarian-style flavors caught my eye. The soup was very easy to make and the texture was excellent: not too thick, and the mushrooms and potatoes were nice and chunky. However, the large amount of dried dill was overpowering. I actually wonder if this was a typo and the amount should have read 2 teaspoons, not tablespoons. The amount of paprika could have been smaller, as well.

great texture, very easy, healthy

I just made this soup and it was great! I would make it again but would lessen the amount of Dill even though I already cut it in half ( I used 1 Tablespoon) and it was still a bit too strong for me. It seemed to overpower the Hungarian Paprika seasoning. I halved the amount of milk, too and it was still lovely.

decent meal not too difficult

this was a nice recipe, pretty easy for someone who can't cook. my boyfriend enjoyed it, left overs were great.

although i had to add quite a bit of corn starch to thicken it up because after adding the broth it was VERY watery. overall it turned out great and i would definitely make it again with some minor adjustments.

easy, quick

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