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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 196.7
  • Total Fat: 11.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.0 mg
  • Sodium: 378.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 5.0 g

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Homemade Cream Soup = 1 can condensed for casseroles

Submitted by: JOYFULMN

Introduction

This is a lower sodium and cheaper alternative to canned condensed cream soups for casseroles.

Recipe may be varied by using vegetable broth, celery seed, or sauteed celery or mushrooms. Adjust values accordingly.
This is a lower sodium and cheaper alternative to canned condensed cream soups for casseroles.

Recipe may be varied by using vegetable broth, celery seed, or sauteed celery or mushrooms. Adjust values accordingly.

Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    1 Tbsp Olive Oil
    3 Tbsp All Purpose Unbleached Flour
    1/2 cup Water, boiling
    1/2 tsp Orrington Farms Chicken Base
    1/2 cup Nonfat Milk

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Directions

Equivalent to one can of condensed cream soup for recipes.

Stir chicken base into the boiling water until fully dissolved. May add milk to this.

Stir flour into olive oil in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Continue stirring until smooth and bubbly. Remove from heat and add the chicken broth and milk, a little at a time, stirring to keep smooth. Return to heat. Bring sauce to a gentle boil; cook, stirring constantly, until it thickens.

Season to taste.

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JOYFULMN.






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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I used this to go in a chicken and rice casserole. I omitted the chicken base and used chicken broth from where I boiled the chicken for the casserole in lieu of water. It brought down the sodium content quite a bit. I was surprised at how well it worked. Goodbye store bought. - 9/11/11

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  • That is a lot of fat for the ingredients you've listed - what's causing all the fat? - 1/12/10

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