20 Recipes That Start With Cream of Mushroom Soup
Cream of mushroom soup is a great ingredient when you're seeking a silky, smooth, velvety texture in a variety of dishes, like casseroles, soups, or rich sauces for chicken and beef. It has that thick, creamy consistency that makes it oh-so-appealing and indulgent for those looking for something decadent tasting. Mushrooms actually have great nutrition, like fiber, protein, and magnesium, which makes it an all-star food and a wonderful pantry staple to keep in hand for quick weeknight meals. Here are a few recipes that start with a cream of mushroom soup.
Cream of Mushroom Chicken
This chicken has a smooth, rich thick sauce to make it feel super indulgent, all thanks to the cream of mushroom soup. Add in extra sliced mushrooms to bulk it up and complement the flavors, and some green peas if you like.
Easy Wild Rice Soup
This veggie and rice soup also uses cream of mushroom to bring about fulfilling umami flavors. Add in bacon to get a more meaty type of soup, and have some fun with the veggies.
Green Bean Casserole I
Who doesn't love green bean casserole? Especially during the holidays. But you can enjoy it year-round, and cream of mushroom soup is the all-star that helps make the casserole stick well together and shine. And it's ready in 35 minutes!
Creamed Spinach II
"My kids absolutely love this simple, fast side dish. They actually believe if they go in a restaurant, spinach will be served as wonderful as this," says recipe creator LSCHOETTLER.
Savory Mushroom Soup
Use cream of mushroom to whip up an even better mushroom soup that will hit the spot for an umami craving. Add in sour cream and green peas to make the soup even richer and creamier and give it a pop of color. It takes just 20 minutes, so it's an easy weeknight meal.
Creamy Onion Soup
You may not think to use cream of mushroom for an onion soup, but you can and should! Feel free to add in cheese if you want a bit more flavor. Do go all in with seasonings, like salt and pepper, to keep it clean but tasteful.
Creamy Beef Tips with Egg Noodles
You can totally use cream of mushroom in an egg noodle dish for a hearty mushroom flavor and thick, creamy sauce. When paired with beef tips, it adds a beefy, meaty type of texture you're going to appreciate, too. These cubed sirloin tips are baked in cream of mushroom soup, red wine, milk, and mixed with beef and beef onion soup mix.
Simple Mac and Cheese
Cheddar Mushroom Pork Steaks
These pork steaks have delicious, creamy cheddar and mushrooms to give them a stick-to-your-bones heartiness. Add in fresh herbs, like basil and oregano, to give the dish a more herbal seasoning on top. And pair with potatoes!
Simple Hamburger Stroganoff
This stroganoff recipe is packed with beef and cheese flavors and tastes just like a cheeseburger. The cream of mushroom soup ties it all together in a thick, gooey texture. It's so easy, without worrying to prepare beef tips, steak, or roast beef. And it's done in just 30 quick minutes.
Slow Cooker Autumn Delight
For this meaty recipe, use a can of cream of mushroom soup with garlic and two cans of cream of mushroom soup in the original flavor to go with the tasty egg noodles. Beef cubes cook in the slow cooker for around five hours with the soups until they're fall-apart tender.
Wilma's Fish Casserole
Mushrooms taste great with fish, and cream of mushroom soup is a staple for casserole. So, whip up this fish casserole using the canned soup. Go for haddock for the fish, some fresh herbs, and buttery crackers and breadcrumbs.
Best Tuna Casserole
Need another fish casserole idea? You won't be wrong with tuna casserole. The potato chips give the casserole a surprisingly crunchy crust. Add in some cheddar cheese and fresh mushrooms, too, and it'll be done in 35 minutes, which is pretty speedy.
Easy Creamy Chicken Mushroom Sauce
This decadent and silky sauce is perfect for any chicken dish. But this cheesy pasta sauce with chicken and mushrooms is so good you will want to eat every night of the week. Add in paprika for a touch of some spice and heat.
Pork Chops with Sour Cream and Mushroom Sauce
These pork chops are thick and delicious, and the cream of mushroom soup, along with sour cream, give it a rich, thick sauce that makes it feel indulgent and hearty. This recipe makes its own gravy and can be served with mashed potatoes or over rice, too.
Baked Scalloped Potatoes
No need to make a white sauce for these scalloped potatoes. Condensed soup delivers loads of creamy richness. "Use whatever type of condensed cream soup you like," writes reviewer Denyse. "I normally use broccoli, mushroom, or chicken depending on the accompanying entree."
Ground Beef Pinwheels with Mushroom Sauce
Single-serving sized, these pinwheels are great for keeping portions in check but still getting in filling protein. And the cream of mushroom sauce makes it feel hearty and dense, so it'll fill you up well and complement the beef flavor. It may look complicated, but this dish is done in 45 minutes!
Quick Chicken Divan
Want to get your kids to eat more greens? Well, kids love it because the broccoli is "hidden" under all the chicken, cream of mushroom soup, and cheese. Use shredded cheddar cheese for great flavor and add in some mayonnaise to help with thickening even further. Serve with some rice or potatoes.
Grandma's Hamburger Hot Dish
"My grandma made this recipe using the old stand-by hamburger and cream soups. We always ate it up!" — Jillieann
Creamy Chicken Pasta
Here's another weeknight meals that's made faster and simpler by the addition of a can of cream of mushroom soup. Ready in about 30 minutes, this chicken pasta dish only calls for six ingredients, which makes it a budget-friendly dish, too.