Crockpot Cream of Chicken and Mushroom Soup (Keto Soup Slow Cooker) is the perfect comfort food recipe! A creamy broth with chicken, mushrooms, onions, white wine, and tarragon. So delicious. This easy chicken soup can easily be made in an Instant Pot pressure cooker and instructions are provided. This is a low carb and keto soup recipe that is also family-friendly. Do not be intimidated by the list of ingredients, this soup is easy to make. Enjoy!
Why You Will Love Crockpot Cream of Chicken Soup
Keto Soup - Slow Cooker
This is a low carb and keto soup made in the slow cooker (or pressure cooker).
Chicken Soup Recipes (Creamy)
Creamy chicken soup recipes are the quintessential cozy comfort food, right? Who does love a delicious warm bowl of soup on a cold night? This recipe combines all the ingredients of typical chicken soup but steps it up a notch with a cream base, wine, and herbs. It's tasty I promise!
Family Friendly Slow Cooker Soup
My kids and husband devoured this soup. They also debated whether it should be called cream of chicken, cream of mushroom, or cream of chicken and mushroom. LOL! You decide. 🙂
Instant Pot Cream of Chicken and Mushroom Soup
This cream of chicken and mushroom soup can be made in your Instant Pot pressure cooker too! Try it both ways and let me know if one tastes better than the other, or if one method is easier to make than the other. I would love your feedback!
What You Will Need to Make Keto Chicken Soup
- slow cooker or instant pot
- cutting board
- chef's knife
- measuring cups
- measuring spoons
- cute and functional serving bowls! (my favorite soup bowl - LOVE these and they stack together for easy storage!)
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 small onion, diced
- 8 oz mushrooms, sliced
- 1 clove garlic
- 4 chicken thighs, boneless & skinless
- 2 cup chicken broth or vegetable broth (use only 1-1/2 cup broth for slow cooker method)
- 4 tbsp butter
- 1/2 cup white cooking wine
- 2 tbsp fresh tarragon (or another favorite herb - thyme is nice!)
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 tsp kosher salt (if the broth is unsalted use 2-1/2 tsp salt)
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 1 cup half and half
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1 tsp xanthan gum (optional thickener, mixed with 1/2 tbsp olive oil)
How To Make Crockpot Mushroom and Chicken Soup
- Add chicken, onions, mushrooms, garlic, 1 cup broth, wine, tarragon, bay leaf, salt, and pepper to slow cooker and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours, until chicken is done and vegetables are tender. (Alternatively, you can saute the onions and mushrooms in olive oil in a skillet until tender before adding to crockpot if you want).
- Remove lid and remove bay leaf. In a small dish, mix xanthan gum with 1/2 tbsp olive oil until dissolved, then add to soup. Stir in half and half and sour cream. Stir until thickened. Serve and enjoy!
How to Make Instant Pot Cream of Mushroom and Chicken Soup
- Set Instant Pot to saute, medium heat. Add olive oil, onions, and mushrooms. Saute for 5 to 6 min minutes until mushrooms are soft.
- Add garlic and chicken. Saute for 5 to 6 minutes. Turn off the saute setting.
- Add broth, wine, butter, tarragon, bay leaf, salt, and pepper to the pot. Secure lid and pressure cook on high, for 6 minutes. Allow the steam to release for 15 minutes, then manually release the remaining steam.
- Remove bay leaf from soup. Mix xanthan gum with 1/2 tbsp olive oil until dissolved and add to soup. Stir until thickened. Add half and half and sour cream. Serve and enjoy!
Do you put raw chicken in soup?
Most recipes call for raw chicken in the soup. The chicken is then simmered in the broth until it is cooked. By using raw chicken you can get an extra flavorful broth.
What goes best in chicken soup?
So many things can go into chicken soup. As a base, most chicken soup starts with chicken stock or broth. Chicken, onions, carrots, celery, salt, and pepper are then usually added. From there you can customize your soup with variations of herbs and other additions.
How do you make soup thick and creamy?
To make soup thick and creamy you should use a thickener. A typical thickener would be cornstarch and flour. If you are following a low carb and keto diet the best thickener is xanthan gum. Start by dissolving 1/2 tsp xanthan gum with 1/2 tbsp. olive oil, and mix. Add to soup and stir. A little goes a long way! Usually, I can thicken soup nicely with 1/2 tsp to 1 tsp. of xanthan gum.
Adding cheese will also help thicken the soup. You can also allow the soup liquid to simmer and evaporate.
Chicken Soup Recipes - Creamy and Keto:
- Green Enchiladas Chicken Soup (Keto Slow Cooker Mexican Soup)
- Crockpot Chicken Fajita Soup (Low Carb and Keto Soup Recipe)
Keto Soup Slow Cooker Recipes:
- Easy Tomato and Basil Soup (Instant Pot and Slow Cooker Soup)
- Easy Pumpkin Soup Recipe (Low Carb and Keto Pumpkin Soup)
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Crockpot cream of chicken and mushroom soup is an easy recipe that is also a low carb and keto recipe that anyone can eat whether on a ketogenic diet or not. This chicken soup is cozy comfort food, family-friendly, and the perfect dinner idea for chilly nights. This slow cooker soup can be made in your Instant Pot too! #soup #slowcooker #crockpot #instantpot #keto #lowcarb #healthydinner #dinneridea #easyrecipe #comfortfood #mushroomsoup