Source: Gimme Some Oven
French chefs make perfect cream sauce by hand, but the rest of us? We already know the answer, and I’ve got the perfect solution: Take the easy route to getting a creamy sauce with a can of condensed soup.
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If you can open a can, you’re on your way to an incredibly tasty dinner. Pour a can of condensed soup over your ingredients and the creamy sauce will coat every nook and cranny of your dish. It wouldn’t be right for me not to share this incredible kitchen secret, so here are 11 of my favorite recipes you can make with a can of condensed soup.
Though most of us remember gooey casseroles that relied on condensed soups in the 1970s and 80s, this simple can has come a long way! You can also use it in potluck favorites like Tater Tot Casserole or Green Bean Casserole along with these all-new ideas guaranteed to make you into a fan of the can once again.
1. Slow Cooker Salisbury Steak
Remember salisbury steak? It’s back, and it’s better than ever! Made in the slow cooker, you’ll have a hearty, saucy dinner that’s perfect when you want comfort food at the end of a long day, but don’t want to put in much effort.
2. 5-Minute Chicken Fajita Soup
Source: The Recipe Critic
A soup that takes five minutes of prep time needs a spot on your menu. This chicken fajita soup simmers all day in the slow cooker for an irresistibly tasty dinner. Two cans of condensed chicken soup give it a creamy texture and depth of flavor you can’t get from plain broth.
3. Hearty Lemon Chicken Potato Casserole
Source: Gimme Some Oven
This hearty lemon chicken potato casserole is so easy to prepare and can be ready to pop in your oven in less than 15 minutes. Condensed soup coats your succulent chicken and tender potatoes with a creamy sauciness that’s lick-your-plate good!
4. Chicken Pot Pie Crescent
Source: Wine & Glue
Soup in a crescent braid? Why yes! This utterly delicious chicken pot pie crescent braid has just a few simple ingredients, and a can of condensed chicken soup makes the list. Make sure to double the recipe if you’re feeding a hungry crowd.
5. Chicken Broccoli Pasta Skillet
Source: Gal On a Mission
Move over pasta with red sauce! This chicken broccoli pasta skillet casserole is a creative and delicious way to serve pasta, and it works perfectly as a busy weeknight meal. Five ingredients will get you a creamy, cheesy, tasty, satisfying dinner.
6. French Onion Soup in Spaghetti Squash Bowls
Source: Skinny Girl Standard
You won’t need a bowl for this amazing soup. Ladle French onion soup into spaghetti squash halves and bake for a totally new way to do casserole. A surprisingly clever way to serve dinner!
7. 5-Ingredient Chicken Pot Pie
Source: Let’s Dish Recipes
Chicken pot pie doesn’t have to be complicated. This recipe takes 10 minutes to put together with only five ingredients and a few spices for flavor. Rice adds more bulk than the traditional recipe, so you may be lucky enough for leftovers!
8. Tex-Mex Chicken Bake
This recipe ticks all the boxes for flavor, simplicity, and pure comfort. Make this Tex Mex chicken bake anytime you crave a little south-of-the-border taste in a warm and tasty casserole.
9. Creamy Pierogi Dinner
Source: The Recipe Rebel
Never heard of a pierogi? It’s an Eastern European potsticker that you can find in the frozen section of your grocery store. If it’s time to add something new to your menu, this is the recipe you want. Easy, creamy, delicious, and so perfect for dinner tonight!
10. Lemony Olive Chicken
It takes just 20 minutes to make this deliciously different dish featuring sautéed chicken breasts simmered in a creamy lemon sauce, garnished with flavorful olives, and served over rice. Try it tonight!
11. Creamy Chicken Casserole
Source: Betty Crocker
This is one chicken dish everyone’s been making, and it’s time you jumped on the bandwagon! Enjoy this creamy chicken casserole baked with chicken thighs, broccoli and angel hair pasta. The bacon sprinkled on top adds to the “yum” factor!