15 Recipes That Start with Cream of Chicken Soup

Starting a recipe with a can of condensed cream of chicken soup sets you up for a comfort food dish with that home-style chicken flavor we love. That's why we're serving up some of our favorite recipes that use condensed cream of chicken soup.

Many of these dishes are easy to make, budget-friendly options that only require one dish or pot. We feel confident that many of these creamy comfort-food recipes will become repeat dinners on the family table. And while you're at it, don't forget to check out our roundup of 20 recipes that start with cream of mushroom soup.

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Chicken Noodle Casserole

This recipe sounds like a dish you want to dig into on cool fall days to warm up from the inside out. With over 1,700 reviews, this delicious four-star recipe is a super-simple supper with ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen. What could be better than a creamy noodle casserole? Leftovers! Many reviewers said this was incredibly delicious the next day, too.

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Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak

Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak
Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak. Delta Whiskey

In this recipe you'll mix onion soup mix, ground beef and breadcrumbs together and brown the patties before adding them to the slow cooker and adding condensed soup. This hearty dinner will be ready after about four hours in the slow cooker. "We ate the leftovers today as sandwiches. It was very good, we will make it again," said one reviewer.

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Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole

Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole
Photo by Bean VanBuskirk.

This holiday side dish favorite is a great slow cooker option when you don't want to take up precious space in the oven... ahem, like during Thanksgiving? Dump all of the ingredients in the slow cooker and then walk away for five hours. This recipe works for about 10 people. You can always swap out cream of chicken soup for cream of mushroom soup to create a vegetarian version.

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Ground Beef Enchiladas

casserole dish of enchiladas on stovetop
Andy Greene

If your family loves "Taco Tuesday" night, they'll flip for this cheesy enchilada recipe. The can of chicken soup makes for a creamy topping when paired with yogurt and cheese. "This reminded me of a favorite dish I like from a Mexican restaurant," said one reviewer who called it the "best dish I served in a long time."

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Creamy Tater Tot Casserole

casserole dish of tater tot casserole covered in shredded cheese

Honestly, you had us at "tater tot." Friends and family will request this cheesy, cornflake-topped dish again and again. Try serving it at your next tailgate party or casual potluck. One reviewer said it's great for dinner guests because it makes a lot and is easy to assemble ahead of time.

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Award-Winning White Chicken Chili

Close up of white chicken chili in white bowl
SunnyDaysNora

This easy chicken and bean chili recipe is made with green chilies and taco mix for a zesty kick. Serve it over rice, mashed potatoes, or chips, and sprinkle on all of your favorite chili toppings. Reviewers of the cream of chicken-based recipe say it pairs well with cornbread.

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Cheesy Ham Potato Bake

cheesy potato and ham casserole in casserole dish
Jesselulu

Using pre-cooked ham and frozen hash brown potatoes makes this recipe a light lift at dinnertime. Simply dice a few ingredients, toss them in a casserole dish, and bake. It's perfect for those nights when you need to help the kids with homework and can't monitor food cooking in the kitchen.

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Broccoli and Cauliflower Casserole

close up of broccoli cauliflower casserole and serving spoon
CVG

This veggie side dish has a crunchy topping thanks to the crumbled crackers. This could be made even faster if you have leftover rice and cooked veggies from batch cooking earlier in the week to toss into a dish and bake. Some readers cut back on the butter and cheese to make a healthier version.

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Mamaw's Chicken and Rice Casserole

plate of chicken and rice casserole
Mamaw's Chicken and Rice Casserole. Melissa Goff

For those of you who aren't familiar with the term, "mamaw" is a Southern way of saying "grandma." We wish we could find "Mamaw" to thank her for this deliciously buttery recipe. In addition to cream of chicken soup, it calls for cream of celery soup and cream of mushroom soup.

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Chicken Taco Casserole

close up of cheesy chicken and chip casserole with tomatoes and green onions
Kevin Brensinger

This recipe is from our friends at Campbell's and gets a five-star rating from many of our reviewers. Canned cream of chicken soup, canned tomatoes, canned beans, and taco seasoning mix make it a snap to prepare. Some readers made it in the crock pot and others added a few more spices to turn up the heat.

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Squash Casserole with Cream of Chicken Soup

a white plate topped with a casserole of yellow squash and croutons
KGora

Use your favorite yellow squash in this veggie casserole that would be perfect served at the holidays – but why wait? Add turkey, pork, or chicken to make it a heartier meal. You can swap out yellow squash for zucchini or make the dish half and half for a colorful side.

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Chicken Pot Pie

Close up of a piece of chicken pot pie
Cooking Nana

This four-ingredient chicken potpie recipe couldn't be easier. Simply steam the veggies and chicken and then pour them with the can of soup in a piecrust and bake. Voila! Many of the reviewers found that doubling the cream of chicken soup in the recipe worked best for their dish. "This will be a regular dish in our home," said one user.

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Cauliflower Potato Soup

Cauliflower Potato Soup
Photo: Kellie-Vin.

The can of condensed cream of chicken soup is a great base for winter soup recipes. This version tastes like a liquid version of your favorite baked potato toppings – bacon, onions, and scallions included! This creamy winter crock pot dish eats like a meal.

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Creamy Kielbasa and Potato Soup

You might not think to add this Polish meat to a broth but this hearty soup makes for a quick lunch, starter, or dinner that only requires one dish. It's a great way to use leftover kielbasa and potatoes.

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Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

a bowl of Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings
KGora

A steaming bowl of chicken and dumplings is perfect for chilly days. Five ingredients tossed into your slow cooker is all the work required for this Southern-inspired dinner. Packaged biscuit dough makes the 'dumplings' easy as pie. It's even been called "picky eater" approved!

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