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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 114.4
  • Total Fat: 0.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 3.6 mg
  • Sodium: 90.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 38.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 6.8 g

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Make Your Own

Submitted by: SKEYDOO

Introduction

To use in place of canned cream soups in casseroles or as a base for
your own soups. It is much lower in fat and salt than the canned versions. The trick is to have it made up ready to use.
*Note* For my bouillon cubes, 1/2 cube = 1 tsp. bouillon granules. 12 tsp. =1/4 cup
To use in place of canned cream soups in casseroles or as a base for
your own soups. It is much lower in fat and salt than the canned versions. The trick is to have it made up ready to use.
*Note* For my bouillon cubes, 1/2 cube = 1 tsp. bouillon granules. 12 tsp. =1/4 cup

Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2 cups powdered nonfat milk
    3/4 cup cornstarch
    8 packets Herb ox Sodium Free Granulated Chicken Bouillon
    2 Tbsp. dried onion flakes
    1 tsp. basil leaves
    1 tsp. thyme leaves
    1/2 tsp. pepper

Directions

Combine all ingredients, mixing well. Store in an airtight container
until ready to use. To substitute for one can of condensed soup:
Combine 1/3 cup of dry mix with 1 1/4 cups of cold water in saucepan.
Cook and stir until thickened. Add to casserole as you would the canned product. Makes equivalent of 9 cans of soup.

Variations:

Mushroom Soup: Add 1/2 cup finely chopped mushrooms
Celery Soup: Add 1/2 cup minced celery
Potato Soup: Add 1 cup diced potatoes, cooked
Vegetable Soup: Add 3/4 cup mixed vegetables, cooked
Broccoli Soup: Add 1 cup chopped broccoli, cooked
Asparagus Soup: Add 1 cup chopped asparagus, cooked







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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Same recipe I use, but I add dehydrated mushrooms for cream of mushroom (use beef bullion for this one). - 7/26/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Thanks for sharing. I passed this recipe along to my sister-in-law who is allergic to yeast, and oddly there is a lot of yeast in most canned soups. She said this recipe rocked! - 1/17/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    since I'm on a low sodium diet I omitted the bullion and it still tastes GREAT! I use with veggies & rice makes a nice sauce -- also have used to replace cream of soup in recipes and it's worked great. thanks so much for sharing!! - 8/28/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    So much better than the cans! I used this to make the Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie recipe here on Spark and it came out great! I didn't have any vegetable bullion so I used chicken. - 2/1/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I gave this out to my weight loss group and challenged them to bring a dish to share next week using it. I used it in my quick Cheesey Potato broccoli soup. - 9/17/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I mixed some up with chicken broth powder instead of vegetable since that is what I had. I used it in a casserole and it was great! - 11/20/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this up and have used it twice now and it is really good! I used it in some enchiladas one night and then used it for a casserole. Couldn't tell the difference, I just chopped up some canned mushrooms and used it that way! Great recipe! Thanks 4 sharing. :) - 9/17/08

    Reply from SKEYDOO (10/13/08)
    I even bought the dehydrated mushrooms from Sam's and used them. They worked fine! I think they are cheaper for this recipe than using canned.


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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    looks awesome will try it!!!! - 4/7/11

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is a new one for me! Never heard of this before! Can't wait to try it as I cook gluten free for family of five and I have to follow very low sodium diet, so this will be great! - 10/17/10

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Thanks for this recipe. It will help with a gluten free diet cheaply and easy. Always need a cream soup and can' t make them accurately with the lipton cup of soup mixes. cant wait to try it. - 3/8/10

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I haven't tried it yet, but with the reviews I believe I have a winner on my hands. Thanks for sharing! - 10/2/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Thanks for a great thrifty recipe. So much more nutritious than the canned stuff, too! - 1/22/09

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Thank You, Thank You, Thank You. Not only good for weight loss, but also good on the pocketbook. - 12/5/08

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    thanks for a clever idea - 11/30/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Excellent idea~! - 9/20/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    THIS IS MY FIRST DAY ON SPARKPEOPLE USE A LOT OF SOUPS THAT ARE CANNED FOR MY RECEIPES, THIS SOUNDS LIKE A GOOD THING TO TRY. THANKS! - 9/14/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Thanks so much! For those of us who can't have gluten, most canned soups and creamed items are off limits due to added MSG and modified food starch. This is a great little mix to have on hand. Hint: spices can be varied or left out and added at the last minute as desired. - 8/24/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I am so glad your posted this! I use my crock pot several times a week during the winter with many recipes calling for canned soups. I'm going to mix this up and try it as a substitute in the crockpot. - 8/24/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Thanks, this is a good trick to know! - 8/23/08

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I haven't tried it yet...but I will! I love soup and make a lot of my own healthy soups, but avoid 'cream of' soups because I don't want to add the canned stuff to my recipes. Thanks! - 8/22/08

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