Do you have a simple soup recipe that only calls for a few ingredients?

Trying to get the kids to eat soup. We have a chicken noodle soup recipe that they will eat but that's about the only kind. I, personally would love to have a good easy recipe for broccoli soup. Slow cooker recipes would be great, too!


Asked by Adria71 at 9:44 AM on Jan. 11, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • Here is: Easy Cheesey Broccoli Soup:

    INGREDIENTS (Nutrition)
    1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped broccoli
    1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup
    1 1/4 cups milk
    8 ounces processed cheese food (eg. Velveeta)
    salt and pepper to taste

    Prepare broccoli according to directions. Drain off excess water.
    Add cream of mushroom soup and one can of milk to broccoli. Stir and heat thoroughly on low.
    Add cheese, stirring until melted. Add salt and pepper to taste. Your quick and creamy soup is ready to serve!

    Answer by lucandpepsmom at 10:12 AM on Jan. 11, 2009

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  • I make homemade veggy beef soup.

    3 large cans vegall or store brand veggy.
    2 lbs hamburger
    3 cans tomato sauce
    1 cup beef broth
    2 cups water
    Garlic Salt

    Mix it all together and bring to a boil. If it is too thick you can add water. Let it cook after boiling for about 30-40 minutes on medium/low. Let cool some then serve.

    Answer by gemgem at 10:16 AM on Jan. 11, 2009

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  • you can also go on and find a bunch more easy soup recipes. That is where I find most of the ones I make my family. Hope this helps.

    Answer by lucandpepsmom at 10:17 AM on Jan. 11, 2009

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  • I don't use recipes for soup, probably not the best idea, I know. When I have chicken, turkey, or ham bones, I boil them up for the stock, and refrigerate the stock so I can remove the fat. Then I add any leftover meat, chopped onion, chopped any leftover vegetable, salt and pepper. Then I add other vegetables that I have on hand, either fresh, frozen or canned- until the soup seems to have a good amount of vegetables and meat, since we should have 5-9 servings a day of vegetables and fruits. I add rice or pasta, depending on what I have on hand. And I may toss in some herbs and garlic if I feel like it- oregano, poultry seasoning, basil, or not. I can add a can of stock if I feel the soup needs it, but usually I don't. Sometimes I thicken the soup with some flour and then make dumplings and drop them on top.

    Answer by Bmat at 11:01 AM on Jan. 11, 2009

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  • I make a chicken corn chowder with potatoes. Just use leftover chicken, last time i used left over thighs that we grilled and cut them into small pieces, half a large bag of frozen corn, some chicken stock, and some cream or evaporated milk, oh and the potatoes cut into little cubes.

    Answer by anestheticsex at 1:33 PM on Jan. 11, 2009

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  • leftover mashed potatoes can make a great start to a potato cheese soup. Add milk, onion, s & p, velveeta. Add ham or bacon too. If you want you can even add some shredded hash browns towards the end to give it some actual potato in it. Even add corn for a corn chowder

    Answer by the3jsandme at 4:35 PM on Jan. 11, 2009

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  • I make a quick "chowder".
    Saute a small onion and a crushed clove of garlic. Soften a block of cream mix that with 2 cans of cream of potatoe, a can of cream corn pour into pot with onions and garlic then add 1 can of lump crab meat. Add milk to thin it alittle, heat and eat.

    Answer by ZakZaksmom at 10:39 PM on Jan. 11, 2009

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  • soups are so fun to make because they are very forgiving when it comes to ingredients. For instance I can make a minestrone soup using a can of tomato concentrate a box of noodles (I like rotini best) a couple different kinds of beans some corn and green beans. The best recipe I can give you for soups is an imagination and a cupboard full of everyday ingredients. For instance a box of bisquick can add dumplings to a soup. A bag of potatoes and a pound of hamburger can become cheeseburger soup. Play around with what you have in your house. It almost always turns out great

    Answer by humaniterian87 at 6:10 PM on Jan. 12, 2009

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  • How about a popular one I make at work.......Tomato soup using cream instead of water. I take cheese tortellini and cook them. I add them to the tomato soup and you have tomato tortellini soup. It's easy and very filling too.

    Answer by ChefBoyRDee at 7:42 PM on Jan. 12, 2009

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  • Broccoli Chowder-- sooo good! Let me know if you want the recipe, I'd be happy to give it to you!

    Answer by CaseyErin at 11:09 PM on Jan. 19, 2009

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