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This delicious soup is rich in B vitamins,vitamin D and K plus selenium,sulphur and magnesium.


  • 20g of butter or olive oil
  • 600g mushrooms roughly chopped, plus a few extra finely chopped for garnish
  • 2 large onions,chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 2 sprigs of parsley
  • 600g water
  • 2 tsp of salt
  • 0.5 tsp black pepper

Heat the butter or olive oil and fry the onions until they are carmelised. Add the crushed garlic and cook another 3 minutes.

Add the mushrooms and cook for another few minutes. Add the water and salt and bring to the boil and cook for a further 10 minutes. Meantime fry the extra mushrooms for a garnish if liked. Add the parsley then liquidise and check seasoning and serve.

Thermomix version

Add everything apart from oil and salt to the bowl. Use 1 tbsp of homemade thermomix vegetable stock instead of salt.

Cook 25 mins/100 degrees C/speed 1

Add butter or oil and blend for 1 min/speed 5-10 increasing speed gradually.

Serve hot with black pepper.