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Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup

Put down those cans of condensed cream of mushroom soup from the grocery story and make your own homemade version with this easy to make recipe!


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 8 ounces mushrooms diced
  • 1/4 cup onion finely diced
  • 1 garlic cloved minced
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour or arrowroot powder
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth low sodium
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, melt butter. Once it begins to boil add the mushrooms and onions and cook for 7-8 minutes, stirring often.
  2. Add in the garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Whisk in the flour and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes.
  4. Stir in chicken broth and milk and bring to a boil. Allow the mixture to boil for 1 minute. Remove from the heat.
  5. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Recipe Notes

To reconstitute the mixture, add in 1 ½ cups of liquid (chicken broth, water or milk).

1 can of condensed cream of mushroom soup yields 1 ¼ cups.

Recipe courtesy of Old World Garden Farms