Is Cream of Mushroom Soup Vegan?
Cream of mushroom soup is usually not vegan. The big brands and recipes in a restaurant usually ALWAYS have milk or cream in them which are both animal products.
But don’t worry, there are alternatives!
Want to see them? Check out these Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup Brands.
Ingredients for Cream of Mushroom Soups
Here are the ingredients for one of the most popular cream of mushroom soups on the market: Campbells.
Ingredients: Water, Mushrooms, Vegetable Oil (Corn, Canola, And/or Soybean), Modified Food Starch, Wheat Flour, Contains Less Than 2% Of: Salt, Cream (Milk), Whey*, Soy Protein Concentrate, Monosodium Glutamate, Yeast Extract, Flavoring, Garlic*. *dehydrated.
Hidden far in the ingredient statement is “cream” and “whey”.
Always keep a look out for these ingredients when trying to identify products that are vegan – especially if they’re “white” and have a cream-based flavor profile.
Do note, that some creamed corns are actually an exception because there’s no cream!
Other Vegan Soup Options
There are tons of vegan soup options that go beyond cream of mushroom. If you’re a soup-fanatic, you’ll want to check out our other articles below…