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Creamy Onion Soup – Healthyish Foods

Creamy Onion Soup

Warm up with a bowl of this delicious creamy onion soup. It’s perfect for those days when you want something cozy and homemade. Made from a few simple ingredients, you can easy pull this onion soup recipe together in under 30 minutes.
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  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, extra for the mushrooms
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 5-6 medium sweet or yellow onions, peeled and sliced
  • 1.5 cups russet potato, peel and dice into small evenly sized pieces
  • 16.9 ounce chicken broth, Smart Chicken’s Chicken Bone Broth
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice, fresh squeezed
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper, to taste
  • 2-3 tablespoons coconut milk, make sure it's mixed well before adding
  • ½ cup shiitake mushrooms, seared until slightly crispy
  • 2 tablespoons chives, chopped small


  • saute pan
  • skillet
  • blender


  • Add olive oil, minced garlic and sliced onions to a large sauté pan. Simmer over medium heat until the onions are translucent, not brown.
  • Once the onions are translucent add the prepared potatoes, chicken broth, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  • Let everything simmer for 10-15 minutes or until the potatoes are fork tender. Stir occasionally.
  • While the potatoes cook, prepare the mushroom garnish.
  • Simply add 1 tablespoon of olive oil into a separate skillet. Add the mushrooms and cook them until they are slightly crispy. Remove the mushrooms from the pan, season them with salt and set them aside.
  • Once the potatoes are fork tender reduce the heat, add the lemon juice and stir until well combined.
    Next, carefully add everything into a blender.
  • Buzz all of the ingredients together until the soup is smooth and creamy, no lumps. (keep the crispy mushrooms separate)
  • Pour the creamy soup back into the pan.
  • Add the coconut milk and stir until it is well combined.
  • Top with crispy mushrooms or chopped fresh chives. You could aslo use crispy onions too!
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!


Serving: 1serving, Calories: 197kcal, Carbohydrates: 27g, Protein: 4g, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 5g, Sodium: 742mg, Potassium: 653mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 7g, Vitamin A: 72IU, Vitamin C: 25mg, Calcium: 55mg, Iron: 1mg