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Old 11-01-2004, 02:30 AM   #1
 
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Warm your soul soup recipes #2

This is just an extention of the topic that crewsk started. What kind of soup would warm your soul on a cold night?

Steak-n-Vegie Soup:

1 lb boneless beef sirloin steak (1" thick)
1tsp dried basil
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1 garlic cloves, crushed
1tbsp oil
2 cans (14 1/2oz) ready to serve beef broth..real is better though
1 (16oz) jar salsa
1 (1-lb) pkg frozen green beans, potatoes, onions and red peppers
1 (15.5oz) can northern beans drained
1 cup torn fresh spinach

Cut beef into 1/4" thick strips, cut each strip into one inch pieces. In bowl, combine beef, basil, salt, pepper, garlic, and oil; toss to coat.

Heat dutch oven or large saucepan over med-hi heat until hot. Add beff mixture; cook and stir 4 to 5 min or until browned.

Stir in broth, salsa and veggies. Bring to a boil over med-hi heat. Reduce heat to low, simmer 10 min.

Stir in beans. Cook 4 to 5 min or until thoroughly heated. Garnish each serving with fresh basil or cilantro...

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Old 11-01-2004, 07:40 AM   #2
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Stuffed Pepper Soup
2 lbs ground beef browned and drained
28 oz can Tomatoes
28 oz Tomatoe sauce
2 cups cooked rice
2 cups green pepper in chunks
2 beef bouillon cubes dissolved in 2 cups of hot water
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper

Combine all in a large cooking pot, Bring to a boil then simmer and cover. Simmer for 45 minutes stir often!! This makes 4 quarts of a very thick hearty soup.


Baked Potato Soup

2/3 cup margarine
2/3 cip flour
7 cups milk
4 potatoes baked cooled peeled and cubed
4 green onions chopped
12 slices bacon cooked drained and crumbled
1 1/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup sour cream
1 tsp salt
1 tsp. pepper

In a large pot melt the margarine over medium heat. Whisk in flour, until smooth. Gradually stir in milk, whisking constantly until thickened. Stir in potatoes and onions. Bring to a boil stirring frequently. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes Mix in the bacon ,cheese, sour cream, salt and pepper. Continue cooking stirring often until the cheese is melted.
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Old 11-01-2004, 08:36 AM   #3
 
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yummy... I love stuffed peppers so I know I'll like that soup!
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Old 11-06-2004, 10:06 AM   #4
 
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Bean/Barley/Sausage Soup: This is something that you could be really versatile with seasonings and other ingredients.

1 lb kidney beans, dry
1 package smoked polish sausage,sliced
7 cup water
1 cup barley
2 garlic cloves, peeled
3 bay leaves

Put rinsed beans in large saucepan. Add water, cover and let stand
overnight.

Drain off water the next day. Put beans, barley and remaining
ingredients into crockpot. Stir. Cover and cook on high for 4
hours or on low for 8. Remove bay leaves. Salt to taste when serving
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Old 11-06-2004, 10:11 AM   #5
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escarole e fagiole soup, with shaved locatelli, and a loaf of crusty bread and sweet butter. and a glass of ruffino chianti riserva ducale...
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Old 11-06-2004, 04:17 PM   #6
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Potato and leek soup covered with grated cheese, bottle of vino, in front of the fire.

I'll leave the choice of fromage and vin to you.
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Old 11-09-2004, 12:06 AM   #7
 
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Pistou:

4 large carrots, pared and diced
2 potatoes, pared and diced
2 leeks, thinly sliced
4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
10 cups water
1/2 cup green beans, cut into 1" pieces
1 cup very thin noodles, like vermicelli (sp?)
1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs (around 1 slice)
1 can (16 oz) kidney beans, drained
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil
1/4 cup pureed tomatoes
3 cloves garlic, crushed
1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
1/2 cup olive oil

Combine carrots, potatoes, leeks, salt, pepper and water in a large kettle; bring to boiling. Lower heat and cover.

Simmer, stirring several times, 1 hour. Add green beans, noodles, and bread crumbs; stir to blend in bread crumbs. Cover kettle; simmer 15 min. Add kidney beans; simmer 10 more min.

Combine fresh basil, tomato puree and garlic. Add to kettle..Mix parmesan cheese and olive oil; add a few drops at a time (to soup); simmer another 10-15 min, covered, or until thoroughly heated. Ladle into warmed crocks and grate fresh parmesan cheese on top... don't forget the crusty bread!
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Old 11-10-2004, 09:29 AM   #8
 
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Creamy corn/zucchini soup:

6 cups low-salt chicken broth
2 cups diced zucchini
1/2 cup chopped onion
6 cups frozen corn, thawed
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
3/4 cup plain nonfat yogurt

Bring broth to a simmer in a large saucepan. Add zucchini and onion; cover and simmer 2 min. Stir in corn, salt and pepper; cover and simmer 2 min.

Place one-third of corn mixture in a blender; process until smooth. Repeat with remaining corn mixture; return to pan and simmer 20 min or until thoroughly heated. Ladle soup into bowls; top with yogurt, if desired.
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Slices of baked sourdough bread topped melted cheddar cheese and crumbled bacon would be good with beaulana's baked potato soup.
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Warm your soul soup #2

Chili. I use ground beef, cumin, chili powder, kidney beans, beef broth, diced onions, diced bell pepper, tomatoes. Cook, drain beef in skillet. Combine all in crock pot for six hours on low.
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