soup

Borscht with Pot Roast and Cabbage

Ingredients: 1 lb leftover pot roast, chopped (or other cooked stew/roasted beef) 1 carrot, diced 1 stalk celery, diced 1 onion, diced 2 cups (loosely) coarsely chopped cabbage 2-3 cups cut up roasted beets 2 bay leaves 1/2 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon black caraway (aka nigella, charnushka, kalonji) or try caraway […]

Polish-y Cabbage Soup with Root Vegetables and Kielbasa

Ingredients: 1 1/4 lb kielbasa, sliced 1 onion, coarsely chopped 1 large purple top turnip, cubed 3 cloves garlic, sliced 1 lb Yukon Gold potatoes, cubed 2 bay leaves 1-2 teaspoons smoked paprika 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1 1/2 teaspoons caraway seeds salt freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons apple cider […]

Ham, Delicata Squash and Wild Rice Soup

Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, sliced 2 carrots, sliced into coins 1 delicata squash, cubed (you can leave the skin on!) 1 (loose) cup green beans (about 1/3 lb), cut into bite-sized pieces 3 green onions, chopped 2 cups ham, cubed 8 oz cooked wild rice* 64 oz […]

Watercress-Fennel Soup with Chicken-Parmesan Meatballs

Ingredients: meatballs: 1 lb ground chicken 1/3 cup (loose) chopped Italian parsley 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 1/4 cup breadcrumbs 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic salt freshly ground black pepper soup: 4 cloves garlic, sliced 2 parsnips, sliced 1 small bulb fennel (bulb and stalks sliced) 2 stalks celery, sliced 1 onion, […]

It’s Almost Spring Minestrone

Ingredients: 2-3 stalks celery (with leaves), sliced 2 cloves garlic, sliced 2-3 carrots, sliced into coins 1 medium purple-top turnip, cubed 2 zucchini, cubed 1 large Russet potato, cubed 1 cup diced green beans (about 1/3 lb) 15 oz can diced fire roasted tomatoes 15 oz can cannellini beans, drained […]

Polish-style Sour Soup with Sausage and Root Vegetables

Ingredients: 1 kielbasa* (about 1 lb), sliced into half-moons 2 carrots, sliced into coins 1 stalk celery, diced 1 small celeriac (celery root, diced) 2 parsnips, diced 1 onion, diced 1 1/2 quart stock (chicken, pork or vegetable) 2 bay leaves żurek or zakwas starter** salt freshly ground black pepper […]

Creamy Turkey Dumpling Soup

Ingredients: 6 cup turkey stock 4 carrots, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 sprigs’ worth thyme leaves 4 sage leaves, chopped* 2 bay leaves 4 cups cubed, cooked turkey breast 1 cup frozen peas 1/2-3/4 cup whole milk (could also use heavy cream) […]

Escarole Soup with Zucchini and Italian Sausage

Ingredients: 3/4 lb hot Italian sausage (casings removed) 2 small zucchini, diced 1 small onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 large head escarole, chopped 2 quarts chicken, turkey or vegetable stock 1 15-oz can cannellini beans, drained 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika 1 tablespoon Italian herb seasoning salt freshly ground […]

Double Turnip Soup with Ham

Ingredients: 2 purple-topped turnips, cubed 1 1/2 cup cubed Russet potatoes (1-2 potatoes) 1 cup 1/4 inch dice garlic chives 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 large onion, diced 2 cups large cubed ham* 2 quarts ham or chicken stock freshly ground black pepper fresh thyme 1 lb chopped turnip greens […]