This is a lovely soup from The Moosewood New Classics. I made it pretty much as written, but I think it has possibilities for other additions - maybe some carrots, or some ham or bacon - but it's very nice as is.
I found this recipe in one of my favorite cookbooks, "Texas Cookin' - Lone Star Style" and changed it up just a bit. This soup is creamy and delicious! I made it for my DH because he had some dental work done. He normally is not a big soup fan, but he loved this recipe!
This is my mother's soup, it is so easy and unbelievably delicious. I made it at the last minute for my New Year's Eve guests and I received raves. It is convinient as the vegetables can be made ahead of time and reheated with the soup with the cream/half & half with the cheese at the last minute. I use less cheese, use at your discretion!
I realize there are lots of minestrone recipes out there. Here's another one. This one is meatless and can easily be made completely vegetarian by using vegetable stock. I like to splash in a bit of wine when I make this. Adapted from Cook It Light: Pasta, Rice and Beans.
I've had this recipe for three years. If I remember right the person who gave it to me said it came from a newspaper article from Seattle Washington. I love this recipe. Just be careful not to make this when you're really tired. Worst cooking disaster was misreading 1/2 tea sugar for 1/2 cup. Talk about yuck! Cooking and prep time is just a guess. It's been a good year since I made this last.
There is an old Ghanian proverb that goes,"Good soup draws the chair to it". This is one of those kinds of soup. Dry red wine and thyme add sophisticated flavor to this Kansas City steakhouse favorite. Serve it with warm golden wheat and cheddar loaves.
I am posting this because I don't want to forget this!!! It used up the leftover pork roast and everyone liked it even better than the original meal...go figure. :) I made it again later with leftover pork tenderloin, too. It's great with corn tortillas or cornbread. Best of all it was quick and easy and my four year old spice-o-phobic liked it. The can sizes I guessed; they're just the standard size. This froze beautifully, too. And it is six GENEROUS servings.
A wonderful lentil recipe and very, very easy to make. Lentils are one of my favourite pulses. I'm sure this soup will make them one of yours. Freezes beautifully to provide you with dinner later on down the line when time short and you want a meal on the table - fast!
This is an easy recipe my Grandfather found on the back of a can years ago. He made it because it used up several things he had on hand. He became known for it in the family. It's not good for you and looks horrible but is nice to have at least once a year. It's better the next day. On first bite you might think it's strange but then as you eat it, it becomes addictive. Don't rate it until it's second day! **My Grandmother just told me that this was a recipe SHE found and adapted over the years and was only known as my Grandpa's recipe because he always said "Make me MY soup!". And when my Aunts and Uncles want the recipe they ask for Dad's soup recipe.**
Thank goodness, Kittencal posted her Parmesan Meatball recipe. It's outstanding!!With her permission,I've adopted her recipe to use in a variety of ways-here's another. Soup with your fav crusty bread for dipping! Can be made in the crock pot for easy prep.