Here's What You Can Do With That Can Of Cream Of Mushroom
It's not just for making soups!
Condensed cream of mushroom soup can be the most flavorful and creamy ingredient you have in your kitchen. It's an easy-to-prepare soup but while it's fabulous as a creamy soup, it can be so much more than an appetizer.
Here are recipes to show you exactly how you can make it into something spectacular for your next meal:
1 Creamy Mushroom Dip Recipe
Sure, you can serve cream of mushroom soup as an appetizer but why not hack that can and make it into a dish that's unexpected and still super delicious? This recipe takes that can and makes it into a creamy dip that you can serve with nacho chips, toasted bread, or even potato chips. Make it even more appetizing by adding chopped kangkong or even chorizo bits!
2 Chicken Casserole Recipe
A casserole is really just a pot where ingredients are all simmered together until it's cooked through and ready to serve. What makes it truly irresistible is the sauce that marries all the ingredients together. In this case, the cream of mushroom soup is the main ingredient that makes this chicken casserole easy to make as well as super tasty, too.
3 Easy Beef Stroganoff Recipe
The traditional stroganoff recipe is made of quickly cooked strips of beef, sour cream, and savory mushrooms. Basically a beef recipe, some careful cooking is needed to ensure that you're not eating something tough and stringy but the sauce is what will make this suitable for pairing with rice or pasta. Make it easier on yourself and skip the sour cream and use cream of mushroom instead of an instantly flavorful sauce that you can then tweak as you like.
4 Shrimp in Creamy Tomato Sauce Recipe
Chicken isn't the only meat that pairs deliciously with mushrooms! This shrimp recipe is loaded with flavor, thanks in part to the mushroom soup but also, it's own flavor and the fresh basil leaves that give a boost of its herbiness to the dish. Pair this with lots of steamed rice for a hearty meal!
5 Creamy Baked Chicken Recipe
Frying chicken isn't the only way to cook chicken! In this recipe, chicken fillets are super creamy and delicious and it's all because of the cream of mushroom soup that coats each chicken piece. You also don't have to worry too much about these chickens drying out since the creamy sauce is going to prevent that from ever happening. Win!
6 Chicken Empanada Recipe
Empanadas are just mini pies made in such a way so that it's easy to hold and eat at the same time. That's why these are the perfect merienda! Create a simple chicken and mushroom filling like this or amp it up with other ingredients too that contain what you have in your kitchen. The most important part is the flaky empanada dough and the creamy filling that will make making this recipe worth the effort.
At its most simple, you can heat up the can of condensed soup with a little water or fresh milk until it's a thick sauce and use that as your pasta sauce! We bet you, too, can come up with more ways to make this canned staple part of your next delicious meal.