Wild Mushroom and Thyme Soup

Are you in need of a cozy and comforting meal for those chilly autumn nights? Look no further than this Wild Mushroom and Thyme Soup recipe! This hearty and flavorful soup is the perfect way to warm up and indulge in the earthy flavors of wild mushrooms and aromatic thyme. In this post, we will walk you through the steps to creating this delicious dish, from selecting the best mushrooms to adding the final garnish. Get ready to impress your taste buds with this savory and satisfying soup!


  • 1 lb wild mushrooms, cleaned and sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic, sauté until soft.
  3. Add mushrooms and cook until they release their juices.
  4. Pour in vegetable broth and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  6. Stir in heavy cream and thyme leaves.
  7. Season with salt and pepper.
  8. Simmer for an additional 10 minutes.
  9. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
  10. Blend soup until smooth using a blender or immersion blender.


This wild mushroom and thyme soup is best served hot, garnished with a sprig of fresh thyme and a drizzle of olive oil. Pair it with crusty bread or a simple green salad for a delicious and comforting meal.


  • For a vegan version, substitute the heavy cream with coconut cream or cashew cream.
  • Add a splash of white wine for a more complex flavor profile.
  • Top with crispy fried mushrooms for added texture.


  • Use a variety of wild mushrooms for a more interesting flavor profile.
  • Make a double batch and freeze the leftovers for a quick and easy meal later on.
  • Adjust the amount of thyme to suit your taste preferences.