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Homemade Mushroom Soup Mix

This homemade mushroom soup mix is the perfect pantry staple to have on hand. Throw in a whole grain for extra nutrition and heartiness! 

Before You Cook
  • Take a minute to read through the recipe before you start.
  • Wash all fresh produce and work surfaces.
  • Wash your hands at the beginning and throughout the cooking process.
  • Children should ask for permission before using appliances and sharp knives.
Homemade Mushroom Mix
  • ½ cup dried mushrooms
  • ½ teaspoon dried chives
  • ¼ teaspoon minced onion
  • ¼ teaspoon celery flakes
  • ¹⁄₁₆ teaspoon garlic powder
  1. Trim bottom of mushroom stems to remove any remaining growing substrate.
  2. In a bowl, crumble mushrooms into small pieces with your fingers. 
  3. Mix in other ingredients, stir until thoroughly combined, and store in an airtight container until needed.
(NOTE: To make larger amounts of mushroom mix, evenly increase the ingredients. For example: 1½ cups dried mushrooms, 1½ teaspoons dried chive, ¾ teaspoon onion powder, ¾ teaspoon celery flake, ³⁄₁₆ teaspoon garlic powder. To make the below soup recipe, use 2½ teaspoons of mix.)

Mushroom Soup
  • 1 Tablespoon butter or olive oil
  • ⅓ pound white mushrooms OR 6.5 ounce can of sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 container homemade mushroom soup mix
  • 1 can low sodium broth (vegetable, chicken or beef)
  • ¼ cup whole grain rice (optional)
  • If using fresh mushrooms, wipe them with a wet paper towel. If they are really dirty, it may be necessary to wash them under running water. Trim the bottom of the fresh mushrooms’ stems to remove any remaining growing substrate
  • Heat butter or oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add in mushrooms and sauté until soft.
  • Add mushroom soup mix and can of broth. Cover and simmer until mushrooms have reached desired tenderness.
  • If including rice or another grain, add with the soup mix and broth and cook according to package instructions.
Makes two 1-cup servings.