Potato, Leek & Cauliflower Soup

Ingredients: 1 lb Russet or Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cubed 3 or 4 leeks, sliced (white parts only!) 1 small head cauliflower, broken into florets 6 cups chicken or ham stock 2 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 1/2 cup cubed […]

Minestrone Soup

Ingredients 1 medium onion, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 3 medium carrots, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 cups chicken, beef or vegetable stock 15 oz canned fire roasted diced tomatoes 15 oz canned kidney beans, drained 15 oz canned chickpeas, drained 28 ounces canned crushed tomatoes 6 oz tomato […]

Split Pea Soup with Smoked Ham

Ingredients: 5 cups ham stock 2 cups cubed smoked ham 1 cup green split peas 1 cup yellow split peas 2 carrots, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 large onion, diced 1 large shallot, minced 1 teaspoon celery flakes 1 teaspoon dried tarragon 1/2 teaspoon dried chervil 1 teaspoon smoked […]

Better Than Split Pea Soup

Ingredients: 5 cups chicken or ham stock 2 cups cubed smoked ham* 1 1/2 cup frozen peas 1 cup green split peas 1 cup yellow split peas 1/4 cup diced apple (I used a Stayman Winesap) 2 carrots, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 large onion, […]

Broccoli-Cauliflower Cheddar Soup

Ingredients: 3 cups chicken or vegetable stock, divided use 1 1/4 cup shredded extra sharp cheddar 1/2 cup milk 1 medium onion, chopped 1 shallot, chopped 1 stalk celery, diced 1 head cauliflower, chopped into florets (about 4 1/2 cups) 1 head broccoli, cut into florets (about 3 cups) 2 […]

Southwestern Turkey & Dumplings

Ingredients 3 cups diced, cooked turkey breast 7 cups chicken or turkey stock 1 1/2 cup diced Russet potatoes 3/4 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels 1 onion, chopped 1 poblano pepper, chopped 1 shallot, minced 4 oz crimini mushrooms, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 carrots, diced 2 stalks […]

Tomato & Kielbasa Alphabet Soup

Ingredients:1 large onion, diced2 stalks celery, diced2 carrots, diced4 cups chicken stock3/4 cup shredded cabbage28 oz crushed tomatoes16 oz kielbasa, sliced10 oz alphabet or other small pasta2 tablespoons olive oilblack pepper Direction:Prepare pasta according to package directions. Set aside. In a skillet, saute the sausage slices. Set aside. Meanwhile, saute […]

Black Bean with Bacon and Oyster Mushrooms Soup

Ingredients:3 to 4 slices cracked black pepper bacon30 oz canned black beans, drained3 1/2 cups broth (chicken*, pork or vegetable)6 oyster mushrooms, chopped3 cloves garlic, minced2 stalks celery, diced2 carrots, diced1 onion, diced Directions:In a large pan, fry the bacon until crisp. Drain all but 1 tablespoon of grease. Drain […]

Tortilla Soup

Ingredients: 25 oz crushed tomatoes 15 oz fire roasted tomatoes 4 oz canned chopped green chile peppers 2 habanero, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 3 cups chicken or turkey stock 2 cups shredded chicken or turkey 1 1/3 cup fresh or frozen fire roasted corn 1 […]

Seafood Udon Soup

Ingredients:6 dried shitake mushrooms, rehydrated in 1 cup hot broth (reserve the broth)4 cups shrimp broth1 1/2 cups raw frozen or fresh mixed seafood1/3 cup dried wakame (cut up)2 cloves garlic, grated1/2 inch knob ginger, grated2 tablespoons akamiso miso paste10 oz udon noodles1 carrot, sliced into strips Directions:Bring the broth, […]