STREAMING NOW: Pop Culture Baking Class

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“I saw some oyster mushrooms at Costco and wanted to try and make a mushroom soup like one that you would get at a nice restaurant. I'm really happy with the results! If you're using this as an appetizer, it would probably be good for 6 smaller bowls. Enjoy!”
1hr 5mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat broth and add dried mushrooms. Set aside and soak for 20 minutes.
  2. Melt butter over medium heat in a large saucepan. Add leeks, shallots and garlic. Saute for about 5 minutes and then add oyster mushrooms. Do not brown the veggies!
  3. When dried mushrooms are done rehydrating, remove mushrooms ****reserving the broth!***. Chop mushrooms and add to pot. Stir in the flour and thyme.
  4. Add enough chicken broth to the dried mushroom broth to equal 4 cups. Add the broth and bay leaf to the pot, stir well and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring ocassionally. Add wine and cream and heat for about 5 more minutes.
  5. Garnish with some snipped chives or chopped parsley.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a