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5 Recipes Using Cream of Mushroom Soup

Creamy Mushroom Pasta Salad

Looking for something to take along to a picnic, potluck or family get-together? You're in luck if you happen to have a can of cream of mushroom soup (and a few other simple ingredients).

Just cook up some noodles (rotini, penne, farfalle or any large pasta noodle will work), and when the pasta's just about cooked, throw some chopped up broccoli, green pepper and onion into the pot of boiling water and finish out the cook time -- about 4 minutes. After draining, add tomato, shredded cheese, parsley, basil and oregano. Stir in cream of mushroom soup until the noodles and veggies are well coated, and then refrigerate. Once it's chilled you'll have a delicious pasta salad that's ready to take to any event, or even to feature at a Wednesday night dinner table.