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Hungarian Mushroom Soup

Hungarian Mushroom Soup

  • Author: Audrey
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x


Experience the heartwarming essence of Hungary with our Hungarian Mushroom Soup. This amazing recipe takes ingredients. Turns them into a culinary masterpiece. Slices of tender cremini mushrooms blend harmoniously with dill and smoky Hungarian paprika creating a symphony of tastes in every spoonful. As you indulge in the texture complemented by a touch of cream and a zing of lemon juice you’ll feel like you’re transported to the cozy kitchens of Budapest. Whether you’re craving warmth on an evening or looking for a twist, on traditional soup this recipe guarantees an unforgettable journey, into the soul of Hungarian cuisine.



4 tbsp unsalted butter

1 yellow onion, chopped

2 pounds cremini or white button mushrooms, sliced

2 tbsp chopped fresh dill or 2 tsp dried dill

1 tbsp Hungarian sweet paprika

3 tbsp flour

3 c vegetable broth or chicken broth

1 tbsp soy sauce (low sodium)

1 c milk (preferably whole milk at room temperature)

½ c sour cream, plus more for garnish

2 tsp lemon juice

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Chopped fresh Italian parsley for garnish


Melt the butter in a pot, over medium-high heat. Add the chopped onions and sliced mushrooms. Cook them until the onions become soft and the mushrooms turn brown.

Next reduce the heat. Add the dill and Hungarian paprika. Stir everything together for a minute. Then sprinkle in some flour while continuing to stir for two minutes.

Slowly pour in the broth and soy sauce making sure to stir. Allow it to gently simmer for around 10 to 15 minutes until it thickens up nicely.

Once done remove from heat and whisk in room temperature milk, sour cream and lemon juice. Season, with salt and pepper according to your taste preferences.

To serve this delicious homemade Hungarian Mushroom Soup, make sure to garnish each bowl with parsley and a dollop of cream.

Get ready to savor every spoonful of this creation!


Don’t worry about missing out on the indulgence of our Hungarian Mushroom Soup just because you’re following a lifestyle. All you need to do is supersede the all-purpose flour with your gluten-free flour blend. This straightforward adjustment guarantees that everyone, including those, with gluten acuities or dietary restrictions can completely relish every spoonful of this flavorful delight. So go ahead. Savor the comforting taste of Hungary with this gluten-free twist and experience a whole new level of culinary satisfaction, with every bite.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes