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Baked Potato Soup

Baked Potato Soup

What do you do with leftover potatoes?  Have you tried baked potato soup? It’s the perfect comfort food. Print Baked Potato Soup Ingredients 2 medium potatoes, baked and cooled 2 cups chicken broth 2 tablespoons sour cream 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 tablespoon crumbled cooked bacon or bacon bits 1 green…

Borscht

Borscht

Whether it be Russian, Polish or Ukrainian, the beet soup, borscht, is so delicious and good for you too. Print Borscht Ingredients 8 cups beef broth 4 large beets, peeled and chopped 2 large russet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 2 cups thinly sliced cabbage 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar Salt and freshly ground…

Carrot Lentil Soup

Carrot Lentil Soup

Looking for a light lunch? Soup is often enough. Hot or cold. This carrot lentil soup is flavourful, healthy and filling. Make it in a slow cooker to have ready for dinner. Print Carrot Lentil Soup Ingredients 2 teaspoons cumin pinch red chilli flakes 2 tablespoons olive oil 6 carrots, washed and coarsely grated (no…

Cajun Sausage Jambalaya

Cajun Sausage Jambalaya

Something spicy would be nice tonight.  How about Cajun Sausage Jambalaya?  Keeping it simple and inexpensive.  Otherwise, I would add chicken and shrimp too.  Next time … > Print Cajun Sausage Jambalaya Ingredients 1 cup onion, chopped 1 cup green pepper, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 jalepeno chile, minced 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1-1/2…

Cheeseburger Soup

Cheeseburger Soup

I took ground beef out of the freezer expecting to prepare lasagna and then came across this recipe for cheeseburger soup. It was in Taste of Home as one of the most popular recipes in 2013.   Print Cheeseburger Soup Ingredients 1/2 pound ground beef 3/4 cup chopped onion 3/4 cup shredded carrots 3/4 cup…

Bean and Kale Soup and Parmesan Cornbread

Bean and Kale Soup and Parmesan Cornbread

I don’t believe I have ever tasted kale before preparing this recipe. After reading an article on how healthy it is, I just had to try it.  Yup, I love it! Print Bean and Kale Soup and Parmesan Cornbread Ingredients 1 tbsp. olive oil 1/2 c. chopped onion 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 tsp. crushed…

Cantaloupe Gazpacho

Cantaloupe Gazpacho

It is summer somewhere and cantaloupe gazpacho is so refreshing. Serve chilled. Good any time of year. When it is too hot to cook, your blender to the rescue.     Print Cantaloupe Gazpacho Ingredients 1 medium cantaloupe (peeled, seeded, chopped) 1 small cucumber (peeled, chopped) 2 tbsp. chopped red onion 2 tsp. kosher salt…

Creamy Mushroom Soup

Creamy Mushroom Soup

It is a rare day when I can find mushrooms at the farmer’s market here so I grabbed a pound yesterday for my creamy mushroom soup. Within seconds, my food processor had evenly sliced the mushrooms and they were ready to go. Did you know that this is National Soup Month?     Print Creamy Mushroom…

Broccoli and Stilton Soup

Broccoli and Stilton Soup

Broccoli and Stilton Soup for blue cheese lovers. Any blue cheese will do but Stilton adds an extra kick. Another option would be using cheddar. It might make everyone love broccoli too. The kids won’t see it coming.   Print Broccoli and Stilton Soup Ingredients 1 onion, diced 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 heads broccoli,…

Cauliflower Soup

Cauliflower Soup

It is one of those days.  A lazy Sunday afternoon.  I want something but not sure what.  After four trips to browse the refrigerator, I decided it better be something on the healthy side before I lose all self-control. The farmer’s market had huge cauliflowers yesterday that were a bargain but I wasn’t sure how…

Creamy Red Cabbage Soup is a Super Food

Creamy Red Cabbage Soup is a Super Food

A real superfood — creamy red cabbage soup should be a must have in your diet. See  Health Benefits of Red Cabbage Is it cold where you live now?  Nothing beats a bowl of hot soup when you come inside.  It is great served cold even in the summer.   Print Creamy Red Cabbage Soup…

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