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When a receipe calls for cream of mushroom soup what can I substitute for it?

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  1. You could saute mushrooms in butter, then add some flour, cook it a bit to lose the raw taste, then add cream. That's what I do for making my version of the green beans and mushroom soup cassarole. If you are not a scratch cook and/or don't like mushrooms and are just looking to sub something else canned, then either cream of chicken soup or cream of celery soup might work,

    1. What's the recipe? Lots of options but it'd help if we knew whatcha cookin. ;-)

      1. Make a simple white sauce: butter/flour/broth/milk, Simmer a bit to thicken then add chopped mushrooms and stir to cook through and thicken further. Salt & Pepper to taste. This is for condensed soup. Just add broth to thin it out for 'regular' cream of mushroom soup.

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        1. re: Gio

          Yes....I'm wondering if even the cream/dairy could be omitted, depending on the recipe? Dying to know what's cooking!

          1. re: pinehurst

            Oh sure, the dairy certainly could be omitted. For the CofMS, however the cream or milk would be a nice addition.