Tag Archives: Soups and Stews

Vegetable Stew

Vegetable Stew
 
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Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • 1 sweet potato
  • 1 white potato
  • 1 small rutabaga
  • 2 onions
  • 3 parsnips
  • 4 regular carrots
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • kosher salt and black pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Peel and dice all the vegetables.
  2. Place all vegetables in stock pot.
  3. Bring to boil and then reduce heat to low and simmer until vegetables are tender.

 

Tomato Zucchini Stew

Tomato Zucchini Stew
 
Author:
Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • 3 Tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 stalks of celery, diced
  • 3 small zucchini, shredded
  • 2 lbs tomatoes, diced small
  • 1 cup good tomato paste
  • chives for garnish
Instructions
  1. In a large stock pot over medium heat, saute onion, celery, and zucchini in oil, until vegetables soften slightly.
  2. Combine tomatoes and tomato paste into mixture.
  3. Then add the broth and stir again; bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer gently for about 30 minutes.
  4. Serve hot with a sprinkle of chives on top of each bowl.

 

Beef Corn Chowder

Beefy Corn Chowder
 
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Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • ½ lb ground beef
  • 1 tsp cooking oil
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 4 cups cooked whole kernel corn (fresh, canned, or frozen)
  • 2 spring onions, chopped (include green tops)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ½ to 1 Tbsp chili powder (to taste)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
Instructions
  1. In a large stock pot over medium heat, brown ground beef in the oil until browned.
  2. Remove meat from pot.
  3. Add the butter and flour to the pot and stir together until blended, then continue stirring until the flour loses its white color.
  4. Immediately add the chicken broth & beef, stirring to combine completely.
  5. Add the remaining ingredients, stir to combine, cover the pot, then turn heat down to low and simmer slowly for 15 minutes, stirring frequently.

 

Sloppy Joe

Sloppy Joe
 
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
 
Ingredients
  • 1 pound lean ground beef (Turkey, Chicken or Pork can also be used)
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • ¼ cup chopped green bell pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon prepared yellow mustard
  • ¾ cup ketchup
  • 3 teaspoons brown sugar
  • salt and ground pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. In skillet over medium heat, brown ground beef, onions and peppers.
  2. Drain off excess liquid.
  3. Stir in remaining ingredients and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring frequently.

 

Zucchini and More Stew

Zucchini And More Stew
 
Author:
Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp cooking oil
  • 2 medium onions, diced
  • 4 large tomatoes, diced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ lb green beans, trimmed and cut small
  • 5 cups water or broth
  • 6 small (young) zucchini, chopped
  • 4 yellow squash, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp mixed dried herbs or 1 tsp mixed fresh Dill
  • 1 Tbsp mixed dried herbs or 1 tsp mixed fresh Rosemary
  • 1 Tbsp mixed dried herbs or 1 tsp mixed fresh Basil
Instructions
  1. Put oil in large stock pot over medium heat, cook onion until tender.
  2. Add the water and tomatoes, turn heat down to low and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Add remaining ingredients, stir, cover pot and simmer gently for 30 minutes or until all the vegetables are tender.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.

 

Turkey Cabbage Soup

Turkey Cabbage Soup
 
Author:
Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
 
Ingredients
  • 1 Tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 2 celery stalks, diced small
  • 1 medium size yellow onion, diced
  • 1 can (15 oz) petite diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 medium head cabbage, shredded fine
Instructions
  1. Put oil and turkey in a large stock pot over medium-high heat.
  2. Cook turkey completely, making sure turkey is in small pieces.
  3. Add the celery, onion, tomatoes, and broth to the pot, stir, bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low.
  4. Add the cabbage, cover pot and simmer slowly for about 15 to 20 minutes or until cabbage is tender.

 

Red Bell Pepper Soup

Refreshing Red Bell Pepper Soup
 
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Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: American
 
Ingredients
  • 4 red bell peppers, diced
  • 1 small sweet onion, diced
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh herbs - oregano, basil, thyme, rosemary, or any blend you like
  • kosher salt and black pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. In a stock pot over medium heat, add the bell peppers, onion, tomato juice, and vegetable broth; bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes or until bell peppers and onion are tender.
  2. Pour into a bowl, add the herbs, stir, taste and add salt and pepper if needed, then refrigerate for 1 hour.
  3. Stir again before serving, taste and adjust seasoning.

 

Classic Gazpacho

Classic Gazpacho
 
Author:
Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: American
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, diced small (capture the juice)
  • 2 young fresh cucumbers, seedless or seeds removed, peeled, diced small
  • 2 green spring onions, finely chopped
  • ½ cup tomato-vegetable juice
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • drizzle olive oil
  • drizzle white wine vinegar
Instructions
  1. Put all the ingredients in a large glass bowl.
  2. Stir well and cover bowl.
  3. Refrigerate for 2 hours.

 

Creamy Turkey Rice Soup

Creamy Turkey Rice Soup
 
Author:
Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 cup cooked turkey, diced
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 cup half and half
Instructions
  1. In stockpot, put the onion and butter over medium-low heat and stir until onion softens
  2. Add flour slowly, stirring until flour turns golden yellow in color.
  3. Continue stirring and slowly add in the chicken broth, cooking until broth thickens.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients and cook an additional 5 minutes so all ingredients are warm.
  5. Server Warm & Enjoy !