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Cream-Style Soup Mix

 Cream-Style Soup Mix
This easy soup mix is a wonderful substitute for canned cream soup in a recipe. It’s great to have on hand for those nights when you need to whip up supper in a hurry. —DeAnn Alleva, Worthington, Ohio
16 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 2 cups nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup mashed potato flakes
  • 1/4 cup chicken bouillon granules
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 2 teaspoons dried minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon dried celery flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper


  • In a small bowl, combine all ingredients. Store in an airtight
  • container in a cool dry place for up to 1 year. Use as a substitute
  • for half of a 10-3/4-oz. can of condensed cream of chicken, mushroom
  • or celery soup.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl, whisk 2/3 cup water and 3 tablespoons soup
  • mix. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 2 to 2-1/2 minutes or until
  • thickened and bubbly, whisking occasionally.
  • For mushroom soup, add 1/4 to 1/2 cup sauteed sliced mushrooms. For
  • celery soup, add 1/8 teaspoon celery salt or one sauteed sliced or
  • chopped celery rib.
  • Homemade Cream-Style Soup Mix may be used to prepare the following

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Cream-Style Soup Mix (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • recipes: Grilled Chicken with Cream Sauce and Seafood Thermidor.
  • Yield: 3 cups (16 batches).
Nutritional Facts: 3 tablespoons mix equals 87 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 715 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 6 g protein.