mushroom soup recipe for toddler


Mushrooms are nutrient dense, making them a good soup idea for toddlers. One of the reasons I love them is that they are one of the only vegetable foods with a relatively high Vitamin D content!. A. Bisporus or commonly known as white mushrooms or button mushrooms are ideal for making soup for toddlers. I sometimes use King trumpet or king oyster mushrooms which have a buttery flavour. This simple mushroom soup recipe is sauteed onion and mushroom in butter, blended with cream to form a thick creamy mushroom soup any toddler would love.


How to Make Mushroom Soup

If  you read my mushroom curry recipe you would know that we often got our supply from the garden, usually after heavy rain there would be a large mushroom to be harvested. These days I stick to shop or market bought ones because I cannot distinguish between poisonous and non poisonous ones. Apart from mushroom curry, Amma was fond of making chicken and mushroom pies.
The filling was a thick creamy chicken and mushroom sauce. This recipe
uses similar technique of first braising the onions with a little black
pepper then adding mushrooms until golden brown.



 Cream is added to give flavour and texture. I blend the mixture once the cream has boiled and top it with a few fried mushrooms. My son is finally starting to enjoy different textured food so I opted for a mushroom topping, if you have  a fussy toddler, keep it simple.


How to Store Mushroom Soup

This mushroom sup can be stored in the fridge for a day or two and in the freezer for longer. Simply defrost when needed.

Mushroom Soup Recipe for Toddlers

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Mushroom Soup Recipe for Toddlers

Mushroom Soup Recipe for Toddlers

Prep time: 5 MCook time: 15 MTotal time: 20 M
Servings: 3
This easy mushroom soup for toddlers blends butter fried onion and mushroom with cream to form a yummy thick soup any toddler would love.


  • 300g mushrooms (button or white mushrooms)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • black pepper and salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup water


  1. Fry finely chopped onions in butter until soft and brown.
  2. Add chopped mushrooms. Fry until soft and brown.
  3. Add salt and pepper.
  4. Add water. Bring to boil. 
  5. Add cream.
  6. Blend to form a thick soup. Bring to boil.
  7. Remove from heat, serve warm.
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