<a href='https://thekidneyexperts.com/kidney-friendly-mushroom-soup/'>Kidney Friendly Mushroom Soup</a>

Kidney Friendly Mushroom Soup

Kidney Friendly Mushroom Soup

Updated on March 9, 2021
Est. Reading: 2 minutes

    Mushrooms can be a kidney friendly ingredient when consumed in moderation. In place of dairy, this mushroom soup recipe uses flour to thicken and a non-dairy yogurt for a creamier and pleasing texture.

    Kidney Friendly Mushroom Soup
    Kidney-Friendly Mushroom Soup


    Serves 6

    • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
    • ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
    • 3 medium (85g) shallots, finely diced
    • 2 stalks (80g) celery, chopped
    • 1 clove garlic, finely diced
    • 12-ounces button or cremini mushrooms, sliced
    • 5 tablespoons flour
    • 4 cups low sodium vegetable stock, divided
    • 3 sprigs fresh thyme
    • 2 bay leaves
    • ½ cup non-dairy (coconut) yogurt or regular yogurt


    1. Begin preparing your kidney friendly mushroom soup by heating coconut oil in a large pot or Dutch oven.
    2. Add ground pepper, shallots, and celery. Sauté over medium-high heat.
    3. Stir constantly and cook until golden and fragrant, for 2 minutes.
    4. Reduce heat to medium. Add garlic and sauté for 2 more minutes.
    5. Add the sliced mushrooms. Sauté for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, and allow mushrooms to release all their liquid.
    6. Sprinkle the flour over the sautéed ingredients. Stir and toast over medium heat for 1-2 minutes.
    7. Add one cup of hot stock, thyme sprigs, and bay leaves. Stir and add the second cup of stock to the mushroom soup. Stir to combine thoroughly.
    8. Add the remaining 2 cups of stock. Simmer for 15 minutes or until the mushroom soup has thickened.
    9. Remove thyme sprigs and bay leaves.
    10. Transfer liquid to a blender or use an immersion blender in the pot.
    11. Puree until the mixture is as smooth as it will get.
    12. Return the mushroom soup to the pot if using a blender. Add the yogurt and blend well.
    13. Heat to a simmer and cook for 4 more minutes.
    14. Serve the kidney friendly mushroom soup with herb or mushroom slice garnish.

    Nutrition Facts

    per serving

    Carbohydrates13 g
    Protein3 g
    Dietary Fiber2 g
    Total Fat8 g
    Sodium109 mg
    Potassium299 mg
    Phosphorus71 mg
    Calcium56 mg

    Source of Mushroom Soup: American Kidney Fund, Inc. (Kidney Kitchen)

    92 / 100

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    Please Share This Page

    Who you speak with when you call.
    Brandy Carr Staff at The Kidney ExpertsBrandy Carr Staff at The Kidney ExpertsBrandy Carr Staff at The Kidney Experts
    Penny Sutberry Staff at The Kidney ExpertsMichelle Paschall Staff at The Kidney Experts

    2021 Patient Successes This Year!




    Started Tummy (Peritoneal) Dialysis


    Home Therapies


    Successfully Taken Off
    Of Dialysis

    Questions about  Kidney Care

    What is Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)?

    Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a gradual loss of kidney function, which happens to everyone over time. It's a natural part of aging, but we do our best to slow down this process and prevent kidney failure. Sometimes we can even reverse disease!

    What are Kidneys?

    The kidneys are a vital part of the body's filtering system. This system cleans the blood and removes harmful waste. If the kidneys do not function, they cannot filter toxins. This can lead to a host of problems. A specialist called a Nephrologist works to delay chronic kidney disease. A Nephrologist works to prevent kidney failure.

    What is a Nephrologist?

    A nephrologist is a medical doctor specializing in the kidneys. They order blood tests, ultrasound, kidney biopsies, and other tests to rule out diseases and complications. They also prescribe medications and make referrals to other specialists.

    What is Nephrology?

    Nephrology is the practice of medicine that deals with the kidneys. The kidneys are responsible for filtering wastes from the blood and producing urine. Nephrology is concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of kidney diseases. The focus is on diseases that cause kidney failure.

    Kidney Care 2.0
    What is the Difference?

    personalized service

    Personalized Service

    We recognize that every patient is unique and that what works for one may not work for others. We take the time to get to know you and your needs. We will design a plan of care that is unique to your specific needs, rather than following a standard protocol.
    Finding The Cause

    Finding The Cause

    Kidney disease is a very serious condition that can have a major impact on your health. To prevent further disease, it is important to focus on a healthy lifestyle. We will help you find a cause for your kidney disease and develop a plan to avoid further complications.
    Latest Therapies

    Latest Therapies

    We want to be a part of your healing process. Our goal is to help those with kidney failure get the best possible care. This includes using the least amount of treatment to get the greatest benefit. We help patients begin home therapies. We also help them get transplants.
    Expert Providers

    Easy Communication

    Kidney disease can be a frightening thing. We help you understand what it's like to live with kidney disease and how we can help you live the best possible life. We are here for you. Reach out to us in any way you need for your kidney care needs. We are available by phone, text, email, or MyChart.

    Our Health Services

    Kidney disease can be confusing. You are not alone. Because kidney disease is progressive, it can be hard to figure out what the future holds. It's important to stay informed and plan ahead. Our team of experts will walk with you every step of the lifelong journey through kidney disease. We are here for you. We will help you with information on how to know your numbers and monitor your health, an individualized care plan, convenient blood testing, and a variety of support programs.

    We cover a wide range of care related to kidney disease, including, but not limited to the following


    Dialysis Company Affiliations

    DaVita Kidney Care
    Dialysis Care Center
    DaVita Kidney Care
    DaVita Kidney Care
    We see patients at 17 dialysis units!

    Major Insurance Providers Accepted

    Insurance seems complicated and confusing. We're here to help you understand your insurance.
    Find out more about Insurance for your Kidney Care Needs.
    Cigna Healthspring
    Tennessee Medicare TN Health Insurance
    Palmetto GBA - Railroad Medicare Tennessee TN
    Aetna Health Insurance
    Amerigroup Health Insurance
    BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Insurance BCBS
    Tennessee TennCare Health Insurance
    Missouri Medicare MO Health Insurance
    Palmetto GBA - Railroad Medicare Missouri MO
    VA Community Care Network CCN - Community Care
    WellCare Health Insurance
    Cigna Health Insurance
    Humana Health Insurance
    Missouri MO HealthNet (Medicaid)
    United  Healthcare
    TRICARE Health Insurance

    Meet your Kidney Specialists

    We are here to help

    The Kidney Experts

    We do everything possible to slow down the worsening function of your kidneys. Sometimes, we can improve kidney function! When function declines, we focus on kidney transplantation and home therapies. We see you at a dialysis unit for regular dialysis for those unable to complete therapies at home.

    There is no need to visit us to answer your questions and get refills. We have staff available to answer your calls. We don't take care of you only while you are at our office. We are always ready to take care of you whenever you need us to


    215 Hawks Road, 
    Suite 11,
    Martin, TN 38237
    1995 Highway 51 South,
    Suite 208,
    Covington, TN 38019
    © Copyright 2018 - 2021 | The Kidney Experts, PLLC | All Rights Reserved | Email: info@thekidneyexperts.com
    The Best Kidney Care Practice in Tennessee
    Top map-markercross linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram