Creamy Potato & Leek Soup

Ingredients 1 pound Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and roughly chopped into 1/2-inch pieces 2 large leeks, white and light green parts only, roughly chopped (about 2-1/2 cups) 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1-1/2 tablespoons minced garlic 3-1/2 cups vegetable broth 1 bay leaf 2 sprigs fresh thyme 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 cup heavy cream Instructions Melt the butter overContinue reading “Creamy Potato & Leek Soup”

Jennie’s Turkey Chili

Ingredients 2 pounds ground turkey 1 medium onion, diced 1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil 4 cups chicken broth 3 medium fresh tomatoes, crushed 1 can (15.25 ounces) kidney beans, red or pink 1 can (15.25 ounces) pinto beans 1 can (15.25 ounces) black beans 2 cans (15.25 ounces each) refried beans 2 tablespoons minced garlic 5Continue reading “Jennie’s Turkey Chili”

Split Pea Soup

Ingredients 1 bag (16 ounces) dried split peas 4 cups chicken broth 4 cups vegetable broth 2 teaspoons dried parsley 1 bay leaf 3 stalks celery, diced 3 medium carrots, diced 1 large white onion, diced ½ teaspoon black pepper ½ teaspoon dried thyme 1 pound cooked ham, diced Salt, to taste Instructions Sort through the peas, picking out any debris, then rinse and drain well. In a large stock pot, combine theContinue reading “Split Pea Soup”

Stuffed Pepper Soup

Ingredients 1 small onion, diced 1 tablespoon minced garlic 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound ground pork 3 bell peppers (any color), diced 4 cups vegetable broth 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce 1 can (15 ounces) fire roasted tomatoes 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 teaspoons dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon rosemary dried Pinch of nutmeg, optionalContinue reading “Stuffed Pepper Soup”

Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Ingredients 6 medium white potatoes 8-10 strips of bacon, chopped 4 tablespoons butter 1 small onion, diced 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1/2 cup flour 2-1/2 cups milk 1 cup heavy cream 2 cups chicken or vegetable broth 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon Adobo seasoning 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon dried chives 1-1/2 cups mild cheddar cheese 1 cup sour cream Instructions Preheat theContinue reading “Loaded Baked Potato Soup”

Corn Chowder

Ingredients 6 slices bacon 1 small onion, diced 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1/3 cup all purpose flour 4 cups vegetable stock 1 cup milk 2 packages (16 ounces each) frozen corn 1 1/2 pounds white potatoes, diced into 1/2 inch pieces 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 2 bay leaves 1 cup heavy cream Salt and pepper to taste Instructions In a large stock pot, cook the bacon, then remove, let coolContinue reading “Corn Chowder”

Chicken Dumpling Soup

Ingredients Soup 4 cups cooked chicken, picked or chopped 4 cups chicken broth 3 celery stalks, sliced 3 carrots, peeled and sliced 1 small onion, diced Lawry’s seasoning salt to taste Pepper to taste Dumplings 3 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup milk 3 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder Instructions In a largeContinue reading “Chicken Dumpling Soup”

Thai Carrot Soup

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1-1/2 cups chopped onions 1 tablespoon minced garlic  1-1/2 tablespoons minced ginger  2 tablespoons red curry paste (add more if you like)  2 pounds carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch slices  4 cups vegetable broth  1-1/2 tablespoons brown sugar  2 teaspoons red curry powder  1/3 cup peanut butter (crunchy or smooth)Continue reading “Thai Carrot Soup”

Cheesehead Soup

Ingredients 5 carrots, peeled and sliced 5 celery stalks, diced 1 large onion, diced 1-1/2 tablespoons minced garlic (about 2 cloves) 1-1/2 teaspoons Tabasco sauce 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon Adobo seasoning 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 3 cups chicken broth 2 cans/bottles (12-ounces each) beer of your choice – the maltier, the better 1Continue reading “Cheesehead Soup”

Creamy Ham & Potato Soup

Ingredients 6 tablespoons butter 1 onion, finely diced 4 medium carrots, diced  3 celery stalks, diced 2 tablespoons minced garlic (about 4 cloves) 3 cups white potatoes, peeled and cut into 3/4” pieces 2 cups cooked ham, diced  2 cups chicken broth 1/2 tablespoon chicken bouillon 2 cups whole milk 1 cup heavy cream 1Continue reading “Creamy Ham & Potato Soup”