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Cream of Chicken Soup Substitute

Skip the cans and give this homemade version a shot! Makes 1 can's worth of soup. 
Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Keyword family recipes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 can
Calories 408kcal


  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Melt the butter in a small sauce pan over medium-low heat. When melted, whisk in the flour and continue whisking until smooth and bubbly.
  • Slowly whisk in the chicken broth and milk. Bring to a gentle boil, whisking constantly, until the soup thickens. Add salt and pepper to taste. 


Calories: 408kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 782mg | Potassium: 255mg | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1245IU | Vitamin C: 8.3mg | Calcium: 148mg | Iron: 0.6mg