Ask For It: Jackson Whole Grocer Mushroom Soup


A bit of a chill has returned to the spring air! Dare we say soup season isn’t over yet? Instead of turning the heat up, how about you warm yourself from the inside out with Jackson Whole Grocer’s mushroom soup?mushroom soup

Jackson Whole Grocer Mushroom Soup


  • 3 1/2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 cup yellow onions, sliced
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 pound shiitakes, oyster and crimini mushrooms, washed and sliced
  • 2-3 medium cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 teaspoon chile flakes
  • 1/3 cup white wine
  • 5 1/4 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 cup mushroom broth
  • 1/3 cup tamari sauce
  • 1/4 cup parsnip, peeled and cubed
  • 1/4 cup Yukon potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1 tablespoon dried porcini
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste


  • Heat a large pot over medium heat.
  • Add oil, and sweat onions with a pinch of salt until tender.
  • Add thyme, bay leaf and mushrooms.
  • Sauté with a pinch of salt over medium-low heat until mushrooms are tender with slight browning.
  • Stir in the garlic and chile flakes, deglaze with the wine, and reduce it until dry.
  • Add the remaining ingredients, bring to a simmer, and cook on the lowest heat for 45 minutes or until parsnip and potato are completely tender.
  • Remove thyme and bay leaf.
  • Puree until smooth.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.

About Author

Raised in the land of casseroles and deep fried cheese curds, Sam Simma left rural Wisconsin for the mountains of Wyoming in summer 2012. Her appetite for adventure is the only thing that rivals her passion for food. She has always used writing to document and critique her travel and dining experiences. Her warmest memories among family and friends have been associated with the food that was at the center of the occasion. From staging cooking shows with siblings to perfecting turtle brownies with her dad, today Sam enjoys connecting people over food by hosting cookie decorating parties, wine pairing nights, and Midwest-inspired potlucks. A dessert fanatic, she has come to impress friends and family with key lime pies, Oreo bon bons, and Snickers ice cream cakes that are far simpler than they could ever imagine. Shhh! Don’t tell.

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