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Homemade Condensed Soup

This easy to make homemade version is healthier and tastes so much better than the canned stuff.
Course Lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword Homemade Condensed Soup
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 1 mason jar


  • 3 Tablespoons butter or coconut oil
  • 3 Tablespoons flour or cornstarch
  • 1 cup milk or chicken broth
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic or onion powder optional


  1. Melt 3 tablespoons of butter or coconut oil over medium heat.
  2. Stir in 3 tablespoons of flour (cornstarch if you're gluten free will work, too) and create a thick paste.
  3. Pour in 1 cup of liquid. You can use chicken broth, milk, or a mixture of the two. For dairy free use all chicken broth or your favorite non-dairy milk of choice.
  4. Stir until liquid is absorbed into paste. Cook over low medium heat for a minute until mixture thickens up.Add in salt and pepper to taste. Add 1/2 teaspoon garlic and onion powder if desired. If mixture is too thick, add in 1/4 cup liquid at a time until desired consistency.

Recipe Notes

For cream of mushroom soup, dice up a handful of mushrooms and saute in the butter for 2 minutes before adding in flour. You may also dice up garlic and onion and saute if you don't have any garlic or onion powder.