Vegan Cream of Mushroom and Rice Soup

Vegan Cream of Mushroom and Rice Soup

You know, sometimes you’re just a girl, standing in front of the fridge, asking it to inspire you to make something amazing for dinner out of nothing. That was me the other night. And my fridge delivered!

I spotted a forgotten container of baby bellas when I realized what I could make for dinner. On this cold January day, I was suddenly craving cream of mushroom soup with rice. With no recipe, I just threw this together. There were absolutely no leftovers, and even my mushroom reluctant daughter enjoyed it! So this will definitely go into rotation as a winter meal, and now I’m sharing the recipe with you!

Ingredients:

  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 T minced garlic
  • Olive oil, for sauteing
  • 1 carton baby bella mushrooms, diced small. (I used my hand chopper)
  • ½ cup uncooked rice (I like Basmati)
  • 1 can Great Northern Beans, drained and rinsed
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 carton vegetable broth
  • 1 T Better Than Bouillon paste, vegetable flavor
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup Silk Protein Milk, original

Directions:

  • In a soup pot or Dutch oven, warm 1-2 T olive oil over medium heat until fragrant. 
  • Add onions and garlic, add salt, and saute until just turning brown. 
  • Add diced mushrooms and saute until brown.
  • Sprinkle flour over onion and mushroom mixture, stirring until combined.
  • Deglaze the pan with a bit of the broth, stirring to get all of the brown bits off the bottom of the pan.
  • Add remaining broth, beans, bouillon paste, and rice, pepper to taste, and thyme, and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes. 
  • Add plant milk until desired consistency is achieved (about 1 cup).
  • Adjust seasonings to taste, and enjoy! Serves 4. 

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Do you love soup weather as much as I do? If you try this recipe, post on Instagram and tag me! @annecreates
As always, I hope you all are safe and healthy.

Published by annecreates

I am a physical therapist, wife, mom, runner, artist, and vegan. I'm passionate about helping others find wellness, speaking about the human experience, and in fighting for social justice. Assistant Coach for the Sports Backers Marathon Training Team. Current ambassador for: Boco Gear, SaltStick, Switch4Good, and Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon 2022.

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