Lipton Cup A Soup: 7 Recipes To Make With Instant Soup


You were thinking Lipton Cup-A-Soup was just to make a single serve mug of soup? You’ve seen them on TV and in the grocery stores. Now, you can put them to use as seasonings to be used in your favorite dishes.

They come in several flavor options, and we’ll give you some recipe ideas. They’re the perfect blend of seasonings that make everything you cook taste delicious.

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Flavors of Lipton Cup-A-Soup

There are several flavors offered in Lipton’s instant soup packets that are single servings. They include chicken noodle, spring vegetable, cream of chicken, hearty chicken noodle, tomato and chicken noodle with white meat. Following is a description of each one.

Lipton Cup-A-Soup Instant Mix Chicken Noodle

Chicken noodle cup of soup is perfect to help warm you up on a cold day or help you heal when you don’t feel well.

Lipton Cup-A-Soup Instant Mix Spring Vegetable

Spring Vegetable flavor is packed with vegetable flavor and is the perfect meal for on the go when you don’t have time to slow down.

Lipton Cup-A-Soup Instant Mix Cream of Chicken

The cream of chicken soup is a smooth and satisfying creamy chicken flavor, and is the remedy that you can sip, savor and enjoy.  

Lipton Cup-A-Soup Instant Mix Hearty Chicken Noodle

This soup packs the chicken flavor into a hearty snack. It uses the classic chicken noodle recipe with the addition of hearty noodles to help fill you up.

Lipton Cup-A-Soup Instant Mix Chicken Noodle With White Meat

Chicken noodle with white meat is described by Lipton as a soul restoring combo of chicken and veggie flavors. It has a satisfying texture of curly and swirly noodles.

Lipton Cup-A-Soup Instant Mix Tomato

Dry soup mix that is tomato flavored. Just add water.

How To Store Lipton Instant Soup Mix

If your instant soup mix is unprepared, you can store it in its original packaging in the cupboard at room temperature.

If your soup has been prepared, you’ll want to store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator or freezer.

How Long is Instant Soup Good For?

If your instant soup is unprepared and still sealed in its original packaging, you can go by the best if used by date printed on the packaging. It usually lasts for months to years simply stored at room temperature.

If your instant soup has been prepared and is ready to eat, you can store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to three days. Or you can place it in a zipped storage bag or airtight container and place it in the freezer for up to three months.

Uses For Lipton Cup-A-Soup

There are many uses for single serve instant soup mixes. These uses extend beyond just mixing it with water and heating it to consume directly. It can be used as seasoning in recipes and can be combined with other ingredients to make a delicious dish. Here are some possibilities.

Recipes That Use Lipton Cup-A-Soup

Below are recipes that use instant packets of instant soup mixes to enhance your food.

Sloppy Joe

¼ pound of ground beef
1 envelope Lipton Tomato Cup-A-Soup
½ cup water

Brown the ground beef in a frying pan and drain the grease. Then add the instant soup and mix with water. Let simmer for 5 minutes. Serve on a hamburger bun and enjoy.

Garden Vegetable Dip

2 envelopes Lipton Spring Vegetable Cup-A-Soup
8 oz sour cream or plain yogurt

In a small bowl, blend Cup-A-Soup packet contents with sour cream. Chill for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator. This vegetable dip can be served with your favorite vegetables or crackers.

Souper Flavored Potatoes

2 servings of instant mashed potatoes, prepared
¼ cup milk
1 envelope Lipton Cream of mushroom or Cream of chicken flavor Cup-A-Soup

Combine prepared potatoes with ¼ cup of extra liquid, including milk or water. Heat until warm. Add 1 envelope of Lipton cream of mushroom instant soup. Serve warm.

Easy Gravy

2 envelopes cream of chicken or cream of mushroom Cup-A-Soup
1 cup boiling water
Cooked rice or noodles

Mix soup packet with boiling water and serve over prepared rice, noodles or mashed potatoes.

Quick and Delicious Omelet

1 envelope Lipton Cream of Chicken Flavor or Cream of Mushroom Cup-A-Soup
2 eggs
3 tablespoons milk

In a bowl, mix Cup-A-Soup instant mix with eggs and milk. Beat until well combined. In a frying pan, melt butter, add egg mixture. Use a spatula to allow uncooked mixture to flow to the bottom of the pan. Top with any preferred toppings such as bacon, ham, onions, green pepper, mushrooms. When omelet is set, fold in half, and serve. Makes 1 serving.

Mushroom Sauce

1 envelope Lipton Cream of Mushroom Cup-A-Soup
½ cup boiling water
1/3 cup shredded American cheese

In a small mixing bowl, combine all ingredients. Serve over hot cooked pasta, vegetables or mashed potatoes. This recipe makes about ¾ cup sauce. You can also substitute 3 slices of American cheese for the shredded cheese.

Superb Rice

2 servings of prepared rice
1 envelope Lipton Chicken Noodle Cup-A-Soup with white meat chicken

To make superb flavored rice, mix the envelope of instant soup mix with hot rice that has been prepared. Serve and enjoy. You can also use 1 envelope of Onion, Tomato, or Spring Vegetable, depending on your flavor preferences or product availability.

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1 thought on “Lipton Cup A Soup: 7 Recipes To Make With Instant Soup”

  1. back in the 80’s we made a dip for vegetables with the cream of chicken cup of soup, cream cheese and mayo, would like that recipe.


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