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I love homemade soup.  Especially the ones that are easy but taste like they took forever.  lol  I make one with cannellini beans, veg broth, carrots and onion and garlic and chopped spinach at the end.  You can add ham too if you like.  This is so easy and never lasts long here.  You also add some thyme and a couple of shakes of Mortons natures seasoning. 

Does anyone have any good and easy soup recipes?  Thanks!   :)

by on Feb. 18, 2013 at 12:25 PM
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by Gold Member on Mar. 8, 2013 at 9:31 PM


Cream of Cabage Soup
4 Tablespoons butter
2 onions, chopped
3 cups chopped or shredded cabbage
3 Tablespoons flour
1 cup chicken broth
2 cups milk
1teaspoon seasoned salt
1 teaspoon Cajun Seasoning
Melt butter in pot. Add chopped onions. Cook 2-3 minutes. Add cabbage; cook 3-5 minutes. Add flour; cook 3-5 minutes (May need to add a little more butter.) Add chicken broth. Cook 10 minutes. Blean in food processor if smooth soup is desired; and return to pot. (Just as gook to leave cabbage and onions chunky.) Add milk and seasonings. Cook 5 minutes more .

by Gold Member on Mar. 8, 2013 at 9:31 PM


My kids really liked this

Creamy Carrot Soup
1 medium onion, chopped
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 lb carrots, sliced
1 1/2 cups chicken broth
1 cup half & half or evaporated milk
Salt & pepper to taste
1 Tablespoon fresh dill, or 1 teaspoon dried dill
Saute onion in stockpot, stirring until tender and transluscent. Add carrots, stir for a minute or two. Add 1 cup broth and bring to a boil over medium heat. Cover , reduce heat and simmer, about 15 minutes or until tender. Spoon carrots into container of blender or food processor. Process till smooth and return to stockpot. Add remaining broth, half & half, salt & pepper. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly till heated. Add dill.

by Gold Member on Mar. 8, 2013 at 9:32 PM


Soup and stews sure sound good on a cold day. Here's one my family likes:

Black-Eyed Pea & Sausage Stew
1 lb. smoked sausage, halved lengthwise, then sliced crosswise
1 small onion, chopped
2 cans (15 oz) black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained, or dried, cooked black-eyed peas to equal 3-4 cups.
1 can (14 1/2 oz) diced tomatoes
1 can (8 oz) tomato sauce
1 cup beef broth (or 1 bouillon cube dissolved in one cup water)
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
1/4 black pepper
1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional
couple dashes hot pepper sauce, optional
1 1/2 cups frozen corn, thawed
In a large stockpot, cook sausage and onion over medium heat until meat is lightly browned, drain. Stir in the peas, tomatoes, tomato sauce, broth and seasonings. Cook and stir for 10-12 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Stir in the corn and cook 5 minutes longer. Yield: 6-8 servings.

by Gold Member on Mar. 8, 2013 at 9:33 PM


    I don't know how it got it's name, but it's sure smells good while it's cooking.

    Road Kill Soup
    1 pound ground beef
    2 cups canned chopped tomatoes
    1 1/2 cups beef or vegetable broth
    1 teaspoon sugar
    2 teaspoon salt
    1 1/2 cup onion, chopped
    1 1/2 cup carrots
    2 cups potatoes, diced
    1 1/4 cups celery, sliced

    Brown hamburger, drain. Place in crockpot.Other vegetables can also be added. Cook on low 6-8 hours.

    by Gold Member on Mar. 8, 2013 at 9:34 PM


    Ham & Vegetable Soup
    1 ham bone + some cut up ham
    1 onion, diced
    2 ribs celery, diced
    1/2 cup diced green pepper
    2 carrots, diced
    1/4 heat of cabbage, diced
    2 baking potatoes, diced
    1/2 cup tomato paste
    1 tablespoon Pollo y Tomate (chicken & tomato flavor bouillon)
    Salt & pepper to taste

    In a large stockpot, cover hambone with water. Bring to a boil over medium heat and cook for about an hour. Meanwhile,  prepare vegetables. After about an hour, add vegetables and cook until tender, or until you can't stand the aroma any more. 

    by Gold Member on Mar. 8, 2013 at 9:35 PM


    Catfish Chowder
    1/4 cup butter, divided
    1 cup chopped onions
    1/2 cup diced celery
    4 cups diced, peeled potatoes
    1 qt. chicken broth
    2 cups water
    2 (8 oz) cans whole kernel corn, drained
    4 farm raised catfish felets(or Walleye or perch, cut into 1" cubes
    1/2 cup flour
    1 cup milk
    Salt, pepper, chopped parsley

    Heat 1 tablespoon butter in large stock pot. Add onions and celery. Saute until tender. Add potatoes, chicken broth, water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover. Simmer 20 minutes. Add corn and catfish. Simmer 15 minutes ( until fish flakes easily). Melt remaining 3 tablespoons butter in small sauce pan. Beat butter and flour together until smooth. Gradually whisk mixture into soupl Simmer 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in milk and heat thoroughly. Season to taste with salt & pepper. Garnish with parsley. Serves 10.

    by Gold Member on Mar. 8, 2013 at 9:36 PM


    This is good with grilled cheese sandwiches.

    Old-Fashioned Cream of Tomato Soup
    1 can (28 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained
    1 cup chicken broth
    1/4 cup butter
    2 Tablespoons sugar
    1 tablespoon chopped onion
    1/8 teaspoon baking soda
    2 cups heavy cream
    In a saucepan, combine the first six ingredients.Cover and simmer for 1 hour. Heat cream in the top of a double boiler over simmering water; add to the tomato mixture just before serving.

    by Gold Member on Mar. 8, 2013 at 9:36 PM


    My favorite thing when I'm dieting. My friend Carla gave me this many years ago, and I always make it when I'm trying to lose some weight.

    Carla's Diet Soup
    1 can green beans
    1 can carrots
    1 can mushrooms
    1 can zucchini
    1 can spinach 
    1 can seasoned stewed tomatoes
    1 pkg. dry Ranch Dressing Mix

    Mix all ingredients, including liquid from vegetables. Heat and serve.
    Notes: I usually make this with fresh spinach and whatever other fresh vegetables I have on hand. This soup is so easy to throw together. It’s very filling and low calorie, no fat, and my family likes it.

    by Gold Member on Mar. 8, 2013 at 9:37 PM


    This is a quick, kid-friendly version.  

    Taco Soup
    1 lb ground beef
    1 medium onion, chopped fine
    1 (15 oz) can crushed tomatoes
    1 cup water
    1 (15 oz) can pinto beans, rinsed & drained
    1 (16 oz) can whole kernel corn
    1 envelope taco seasoning mix
    Toppings: shredded cheesec sour cream and corn chips

    Brown ground beef and onion in large pot. Add taco seasoning mix and rest of ingredients.  Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Serve topped with shredded cheese, sour cream and corn chips.

    by Silver Member on Mar. 8, 2013 at 11:08 PM
    Cheddar Broccoli soup is my fav to make!
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