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, […]

Chilled Borscht

Ingredients: 6 small to medium sized beets, peeled 1/2 large onion, chopped 2 cups water 2 cups chicken stock 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoons salt 1/2 tablespoon celery seed 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 egg juice of 1 lemon to serve: sour cream chopped cucumber Directions: In a large pot, bring […]

Miso Soup

Ingredients:4 1/4 cups water4 oz extra firm tofu, diced.5 oz bonito flakes2 2-inch squares kombu1/4 cup miso paste* dissolved in an equal amount of water3/4 cup baby bok choy or seaweed cut into manageable strips Directions:At no point do you want the water/soup to come to a full boil. Watch […]

Wonton Soup

Ingredients: wonton filling: 1/2 lb ground pork 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 1/2 tablespoons shaoxing 1 1/2 inch knob ginger, minced 1 small bunch green onions, minced wonton wrappers soup: 8 cups chicken, pork, mushroom or shrimp stock 1 2 inch knob ginger, sliced 4 dried […]

Shotgun Wedding Soup

Ingredients:2 cloves garlic, minced1 medium onion, chopped1/2 cup acini di pepe (sometimes labeled as pastina, it is a tiny pasta)46 oz chicken stock10 oz frozen or fresh chopped spinach1 tablespoon olive oilsaltpeppernutmeg prepared mini meatballs Directions:In a large pot, saute the onion and garlic in olive oil until softened. Add […]

Matzo Ball Soup

Ingredients: 4 cloves garlic, crushed 4 parsnips 4 carrots 4 stalks celery 3 onions (2 large, 1 small-divided use) 3 sprigs fresh sage PLUS 1 tablespoon minced 1 bunch fresh parsley PLUS 2 tablespoons minced 1 large chicken, cut into pieces, skin/fat removed and reserved 2 quarts chicken stock 1 […]

Spring Vegetable Soup

Ingredients:1/2 lb asparagus, cut into 1 inch pieces1/2 lb green beans, cut into 1 inch pieces2 carrots, cut into coins1 zucchini, diced1 small onion, diced2 cups corn2 cups broth*14 oz nonfat evaporated milk1 tablespoon olive oilpepper Directions:In a medium saucepan, heat the oil. Add the onions and carrots and saute. […]