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Čobanska Krem Supa Od Vrganja (Cream of Mushroom Soup)
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 10 mins
This cream of mushroom soup is a deliciously unctuous and earthy traditional recipe from Montenegro.
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Montenegrin, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 people
Author: Vera Abitbol
  • ½ lb mushrooms , fresh or frozen (boletes, porcini, oyster or others)
  • 3 scallions , finely chopped
  • 5 ​​carrots , sliced
  • 1 stalks celery
  • 5 medium potatoes , cut into chunks
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  1. Remove the earthy part of the mushroom stems, quickly rinse under water and pat dry gently.
  2. Slightly heat olive oil in a large skillet.
  3. Sauté onions on medium low, stirring constantly.
  4. Add mushrooms and cook for 3 minutes over high heat, stirring constantly.
  5. Finally, add the carrots, celery and potatoes and sauté for 3 minutes.
  6. Add salt and pepper.
  7. Cover with boiling water and cook for 45 minutes over medium heat.
  8. Add the heavy cream 5 minutes before the end of cooking and stir regularly.
  9. Put everything in a blender and mix until reaching a smooth texture.