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Creamy Mushroom & Rice Soup

Creamy Mushroom and Rice Soup

This Creamy Mushroom & Rice Soup is so easy to make with simple ingredients like shiitake and bella mushrooms, broth, parmesan, cream and rice for a delicious, healthy soup recipe your whole family will love!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 4 servings


  • 1/2 large white onion, diced
  • 8 oz shiitake mushrooms, sliced thinly
  • 8 0z baby bella mushrooms, diced
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 5 cups broth beef or chicken bone broth is great for flavor, or use vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup dry white rice rinsed
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream or 1/2 & 1/2
  • 3/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese


  • Heat a large pot over medium heat for a few minutes. Add a thin layer of cooking oil and allow to heat for 30 seconds.
  • Add the diced white onion and sauté for 2-3 minutes or until softened.
  • To the pot, add the sliced shiitake mushrooms and diced baby Bella mushrooms and sauté until softened and browned, about 5-7 minutes.
  • Add the 1 tsp: garlic powder, oregano and thyme, 1/2 tsp of salt and butter and 2 tbsp of butter and stir.
  • Pour in the broth and add the 1/2 cup dry white rice. Bring to a boil, turn heat to low & cover for 20 minutes.
  • With the heat on low, stir in the 1/3 cup heavy cream and parmesan. Taste for salt preferences!