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Up close of a mason jar filled with a homemade gluten-free cream of chicken soup.

Gluten-free Cream of Chicken Soup

Sara Vaughn
Use this gluten-free cream of chicken soup recipe to replace any recipe that calls for canned soup. You can make chicken, mushroom and more.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Baics
Cuisine American
Servings 2 Cups
Calories 61 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 Tablespoons Butter See notes for dairy-free.
  • 3 Tablespoons Corn Starch See notes for alternate thickeners.
  • 1 Cup Chicken Stock You can also use broth.
  • ½ Cup Milk See notes for dairy-free.
  • ¾ Teaspoon Salt
  • ½ Teaspoon Pepper

Instructions
 

  • In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter.
    3 Tablespoons Butter
  • Once the butter is melted, add in the corn starch.
    3 Tablespoons Corn Starch
  • Let the butter and starch cook until a paste is made.
  • Once you have your gluten-free roux made, whisk in the stock and the milk.
    ½ Cup Milk, 1 Cup Chicken Stock
  • Add the spices.
    ¾ Teaspoon Salt, ½ Teaspoon Pepper
  • Let the soup continue to cook, occasionally whisking until it has thickened.

Notes

How to customize your gluten-free soup.

This recipe makes a gluten-free cream of chicken soup, but there are many ways you can turn this basic recipe it much more.
  • If you want extra flavor - Saute a shallow some garlic in a skillet in the butter before adding the starch.
  • To make a gluten-free cream of mushroom soup. - Saute about a ¼ of a cup of diced mushrooms, a shallow, and 2-3 cloves of garlic in the butter before adding the starch.
  • To make a gluten-free cream of celery soup - Saute about a ¼ of a cup of diced celery and 2-3 cloves of garlic in the butter before adding the starch.
  • Make a vegetarian creamed soup by substituting a vegetable stock instead of using chicken stock.
  • Make a dairy-free cream soup by using dairy-free butter or olive oil and dairy-free milk.
  • Want to use a thickener besides corn starch? - You can easily use arrowroot starch, potato starch, rice flour, or a 1:1 gluten-free flour. If you really want to keep this completely grain-free, you can also cassava flour.
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