Archive for the 'Soup' Category

Sue’s Taco Soup

Saturday, December 28th, 2013

This recipe came from a friend at work – it is always a hit for potlucks!

Ingredients:
1lb Ground Beef (or turkey)
1 Small Onion, Chopped
1 Can Rotel
1 Small can Tomato Sauce
15 oz Can Diced Tomatoes
15 oz Can or Corn, Drained
1 Can Ranch Style Beans
1 Pkg Taco Seasoning
1 Pkg Ranch Seasoning

Directions:
Brown ground beef, drain.
Add seasoning mixes.
Add all other ingredients and simmer for one hour.

Simple and delicious.

Italian Zuppa Toscana

Monday, June 8th, 2009

We made this over the weekend and it was AWESOME.  Tastes just like a certain Italian restaurant chain’s version…

Ingredients:

1 lb ground sweet Italian sausage
1 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1 large onion, diced
6 slices of bacon
2 tsp minced garlic
10 cups water
5 cubes chicken bouillon
1 cup Fate Free Half and Half
4 large potatoes, sliced
1 bunch of kale

Instructions:

1.  Brown the Italian sausage and red pepper flakes in a large pot.  Remove from pot, drain excess fat.  Set aside.
2.  In the same pan, saute’ onion, bacon, and garlic until onions are soft (10-15 min).
3.  Pour in water and add chicken bouillon.  Add potatoes and cook till soft; about 30 minutes.
4.  Add half and  half and cook until heated (about 10 minutes).
5.  Stir in sausage and kale.  Simmer for another 5 minutes and serve.