I'm looking for an alternative to "canned cream of whatever" soup to use in slow cooker recipes. I saw a recipe recently for a chicken and wild rice dish (not soup) made in the slow cooker. However, this recipe called for a can of condensed soup to make the gravy.
Can you recommend an alternative ingredient for the canned soup?
Sent by Carrie
Carrie, absolutely! In fact, it's very easy to make your own substitute to canned, condensed, cream soups. A condensed soup of this sort is basically just broth thickened with a roux of flour, butter, and milk. To make the equivalent of a can of condensed cream of chicken soup you simply cook a little flour and butter until it forms a paste, then whisk in some milk and chicken broth. Here's a precise recipe:
• DIY Cream of Chicken Condensed Soup
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