Making homemade condensed cream soups is one way to save money and end up with a healthier product at the same time. Once you get the hang of it, you’ll want to add your own seasonings and flavors according to taste. In my book, Instant Bargains, you’ll find dozens of other recipes that will help you save money in the kitchen.
Note: These recipes makes a roux which can be substituted for the can of soup. It doesn’t make the finished soup product.
Homemade Condensed Cream Soups
- 1 Tbsp. butter
- 3 Tbsp. flour
- ½ C. beef broth
- ½ C. milk
- ¼ tsp. each garlic and onion powder
- 8 oz. fresh or canned mushrooms (optional)
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and stir until smooth. Lower heat and add broth, milk, mushrooms and spices.
- For a chicken variation, substitute chicken broth and omit the mushrooms.