No more of those store bought cans of condensed soup. Try this Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup Substitute Recipe.
I have literally boycotted so many recipes in the past for containing a can (or two) of cream of something soup. Mostly because I have read the ingredients on those cans and I am not the biggest fan. Instead of skipping out on recipes, I learned how to make my own Cream of Chicken Soup Substitute and it is AMAZING!
How to Make Cream Of Chicken Soup Substitute
In a small sauce pan melt the butter and whisk in the flour until smooth and bubbly.
Slowly whisk in the chicken broth and milk.
Bring the mixture to a gentle boil, whisking constantly, until the soup thickens. Give it a taste and add salt and pepper as needed.
How Much Does it Make
This recipe make enough to equally substitute for 1 can in a recipe. However, you can very easily double, even triple, if needed.
One benefit to making your own Cream of Chicken Substitute is you can make it gluten free! Simple substitute gluten free flour in place of regular. That is it!
Some recipes are easily substituted to make them dairy free. That has been hard in the past if it calls for a can of cream of something soup. Now, you can just make your own! Follow this recipe using a dairy free margarine and your choice of dairy free milk.
Give this recipe a try and see how easy and delicious it is! Once you do, get creative. Turn this substitute into your own creamy soups for dinner.
- Mix in cheese and broccoli
- Mix in Corn & Bacon.
- Spice it up with some other seasonings.
- Add more milk or broth to change the texture.
The possibilities are endless with this great soup base!
Cream of Chicken Soup Substitute
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 1/2 cup milk (or dairy free substitute)
- 3 tbsp butter (or dairy free margarine)
- 1 tbsp flour (or gluten free flour)
- salt & pepper (to taste)
- In a small sauce pan melt butter and flour together over medium heat, whisking ujntil smooth and bubbly.
- Slowly whisk in chicken broth and milk. Stirring while bringing it to a gentle boil.
- When thickened remove from heat and add salt and pepper as needed.
- Use gluten free flour and double check your other ingredients for gluten.
- Use dairy free milk substitute and dairy free margarine.
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I am Amanda. Mom to 3 wonderful kids & lots of furbabies. Plus wife to my hubby, David, for 20 years (gosh that makes me sound old). In our house we love to get outside, have family fun, and enjoy all Florida has to offer (Hey, Universal!) We do all of that with a few shortcuts.