Mushroom & Rice Soup

This savory Mushroom and Rice Soup with thyme and just a dash of sherry is simple with just a touch of sophistication to add to your weeknight meals.

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Servings SERVES 4

Ingredients

  • 1 bag Success® White Rice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup green onion, sliced diagonally
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp dried thyme leaves, crushed
  • 1 tbsp dry sherry

Instructions

  • This warm and comforting soup is simple with a sophisticated touch. Made with sautéed mushrooms and onions, Success® White Rice, chopped herbs, broth and a special secret ingredient, your soup will impress in less than 30 minutes.

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Heat oil in a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add mushrooms and onions; cook and stir until tender. Add broth, pepper, and thyme.

    Step 3

  • Reduce heat to low; simmer until thoroughly heated, 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in rice and sherry; heat thoroughly, stirring occasionally.

    Tips

    If you want your soup alcohol free, let the soup simmer for at least 10 minutes after adding in the sherry or simply omit the sherry.

  • Substitute Success® Brown Rice in for a more whole grain soup.

Mushrooms, Sherry and Thyme

This soup is a tasty and comforting way to stay warm when the weather gets cold outside! The savory blend of mushrooms and onion with thyme and broth mixed in with hearty rice makes this dish easy to prepare and great tasting.We’ve got a secret ingredient up our sleeves that helps to enrich the overall flavor of the dish, it’s sherry!

What is sherry?

Sherry is a heavy and sweet wine made from special white grapes found in Spain. It is meant to be sipped in small glasses as a dessert wine. However, it is commonly added to creamy soups to give it a delicious finishing touch. It pairs especially well with mushrooms and onions for a surprisingly savory taste that will make your dish restaurant worthy.

If you get yourself a small bottle but don’t know what to do with the rest, save it and toss it into an Asian Stir Fry or Chicken and Ginger Fried Rice. The sherry is an amazing ingredient to have on hand to add just a hint of great flavor.