Comfort in a bowl. Warm yourself and your loved ones on cold days with a bowl of tasty wild mushroom soup. Taking just 5 minutes to prepare and 30 minutes to cook you could be serving up a hearty soup in no time at all.


  • 25g Dried mixed wild mushrooms
  • 1 Medium white onion finely chopped
  • 2 Celery finely chopped
  • 1tbsp Olive oil
  • Salt
  • 4 Garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 2tbsp Dried tarragon
  • 500g Chestnut mushrooms
  • 100ml Dry white wine
  • 450ml Vegetable stock


  • STEP 1

    Rehydrate the dried mushrooms in 500ml of boiling water for about 5 minutes. Once rehydrated, strain the liquid into a jug and keep for later to add flavour to the stock.

  • STEP 2

    Add the onion and celery to a pan on a medium heat with the olive oil and a pinch of salt. Cook until the onions are translucent.

  • STEP 3

    Add the garlic and tarragon to the pan. Roughly chop the chestnut mushrooms, add to the pan and cook off for 4-5 minutes.
    Add the white wine and cook off the alcohol for 1-2 minutes.

  • STEP 4

    Add the rehydrated dried mushrooms along with the vegetable stock (flavoured with liquid from the rehydrated mushrooms) to the pan.

  • STEP 5

    Allow it all to simmer for 10 minutes, then blitz with a hand blender and season to taste.