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Homemade Renal-Friendly Cream of Mushroom Soup

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 2, 1/2 cup servings 1x


For the cream soup you’ve been missing on your renal diet!


  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup finely minced onion or shallot
  • 1/4 cup finely minced mushrooms
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup reduced / low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • Dash of sea salt
  • Pepper to taste


  1. In a 10 inch skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté until soft.
  2. Add mushrooms, stir and cook for about 5 minutes or so. Sprinkle flour over vegetables and let cook for a minute or two.
  3. Whisk in broth and “milk” and stir until smooth. Bring to a simmer and cook until thick, about 5 minutes.


Rice milk has lowest potassium and phos of alternative milks. However, almond milk, oat milk, cashew milk could also be used in this recipe.

Original recipe calls for 1/2 c mushrooms. If you’re not on potassium restriction, then 1/2 c of mushrooms is ideal.