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PEA POD APPETIZER BROTH, INDONESIAN STYLE CHICKEN CHOWDER, PEPPERONI AND VEGETABLE SOUP

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix all ingredients in a plastic bag or an airtight container; store, tightly sealed, until needed.
  2. BASIC PASTA SOUP Combine contents of package with 3 cups water in a 2-quart saucepan.
  3. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 40 minutes, or until lentils are tender, stirring occasionally.
  4. Makes 3 side dish servings.
  5. PEA POD APPETIZER BROTH Combine pasta soup mix with 3-1/2 cups water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 35 minutes or until lentils are tender, stirring occasionally.
  6. Stir in 3 oz. frozen pea pods, halved crosswise and 2 tsps. soy sauce.
  7. Cover and cook 2-3 minutes more. Garnish each serving with enoki mushrooms or regular mushrooms, sliced thin, and cilantro. Makes 3-4 appetizer servings.
  8. INDONESIAN STYLE CHICKEN CHOWDER Combine pasta soup mix with 2 cups water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 35 minutes or until lentils are tender, stirring occasionally.
  9. Add 13-oz. can evaporated milk (1-2/3 cups), 3/4 cup diced cooked chicken, and 1-1/2 to 2 tsps. curry powder.
  10. Garnish with apple slices and fresh mint leaves. Makes 3-4 main-dish servings.
  11. PEPPERONI AND VEGETABLE SOUP Combine pasta soup mix, 3 cups water, 1 12-oz. can V-8 juice, and 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 35 minutes or until lentils are tender, stirring occasionally.
  12. Stir in 4-6 oz. sliced pepperoni. Cover and simmer 5 minutes more. Garnish with Parmesan cheese.
Most Helpful

This basic recipe was okay. I am not fond of lentils so I would try it with another item maybe.

Ruth Tisdale May 13, 2002