Hot Hungarian Mushroom Soup

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Hot and Spicy

By Marlena Spieler

Published 1985

  • About

Mushroom soups can be insipid, but this one sure isn’t! Besides the mushrooms it includes a hefty dose of paprika, plus garlic, onions, peppers and potatoes.

Hungarian food is a rich amalgam characterized by peppers, both hot and sweet, fresh and pickled, or dried then ground into paprika. Wild mushrooms gathered from the fields and forests add their woodsy fragrance to the cuisine, with a lavish amount of sweet or sour cream enriching the robust stews and braises. While Hungarian f