What to make with canned French onion soup is something you may be asking yourself as you look at those extra cans of in your pantry. Condensed French onion soup adds exceptional flavor to a variety of recipes from pork chops to rice and so much more.
Using Canned French Onion Soup as an ingredient in recipes is a great way to use this condensed soup for something other than making a bowl of soup. Offering a punch of flavor, condensed French Onion Soup will soon become a staple ingredient in your pantry.
What to Make with Canned French Onion Soup?
The inclusion of condensed soups like cream of mushroom, cream of chicken and cream of celery is common in many classic recipes from family cookbooks and recipe boxes. If you haven’t tried using canned French Onion Soup in your favorite recipes, you have been missing out. We always have at least a can of each type of condensed soup in our kitchen pantry!
The recipe options are endless when it comes to condensed French Onion Soup as it really gives dishes an extra layer of flavor. Our Crock Pot Pork Roast recipe using two kinds of condensed soup includes French Onion soup, and it is one of our most popular recipes! Here are some of our favorite recipes using canned French Onion Soup:
- French Onion Joes (aka Maid Rites or Loose Meat Sandwiches)
- Baked Ground Beef Sliders featuring French Onion
- French Onion Rice
- Crock Pot French Onion Pork Chops and Rice
Where can I buy condensed French onion soup?
Most supermarkets carry canned French Onion Soup. Find it in the aisle with the other condensed soups such as cream of chicken or chicken noodle soup. If your local grocery store doesn’t carry it, find it online here. Check out our Amazon store for more of our pantry essentials and our favorite kitchen gadgets.
What can I use instead of French onion soup?
Looking for a substitute for condensed French onion soup? Try using a dry packet of onion soup and dip mix instead. Combine one packet of the dry onion soup mix (1 oz. packet) with 2 cups of water. Dry Onion Soup Mix is readily found in most grocery stores, including our favorite…Aldi.
This would work as a suitable substitute in recipes using condensed French Onion Soup. For extra flavor and to make it more like French Onion Soup use beef broth instead of water.
How do you make onion soup mix from scratch?
We often look around to see if we can make our own dry seasoning mixes, like onion soup mix or taco seasoning, instead of buying them at the store.To make your own dry onion soup mix, try this easy homemade recipe.
Is there a difference between onion soup and French onion soup?
The difference between regular onion soup and French Onion soup is that the base of French Onion soup is usually beef broth instead of water. This means French Onion soup has a deeper flavor and is a better option as an ingredient in many recipes (at least in our eyes).