Pumpkin Soup

Ingredients 1 ½ C finely chopped onion2 Tbsp butter1 Tbsp all-purpose flour2 (14 ½) can chicken soup1 (15 oz) can of canned pumpkin1 tsp brown sugar1/4 tsp salt1/8 tsp pepper1/8 tsp ground nutmeg1 C heavy whipping Directions1. In large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Remove from heat; stir in flour until smooth. 2.Continue reading “Pumpkin Soup”

“It’s Italian” Sausage Soup

Ingredients 1-pound Italian sausage (casings removed, if necessary)1 large onion, chopped1 clove garlic, chopped2 medium-sized carrots, chopped1 rib celery, chopped1 can (14 ½ oz) diced tomatoes1 tsp oregano½ tsp rosemary½ tsp basil¼ tsp thyme¼ tsp fennel seedsSalt and pepper to taste1 bay leaf3 cans (14 oz each) low-sodium chicken broth½ cup orzo pastaFinely shredded parmesanContinue reading ““It’s Italian” Sausage Soup”

Creamy Carrot Soup

Ingredients1 C chopped onion¼ butter, cubed4 ½ C sliced fresh carrots1 large potato, peeled and cubed2 (14 ½ 0z) cans chicken broth1 tsp ground ginger2 C heavy whipping cream1 tsp dried rosemary, crushed½ tsp salt¼ tsp pepper Directions1. In a Dutch oven, saute onion in butter until tender. Add carrots, potato, broth and ginger. CoverContinue reading “Creamy Carrot Soup”

Cream of Wild Rice Soup

Ingredients 1 large onion, chopped1 large carrot, shredded1 celery rib, chopped¼ C butter½ C all-purpose flour8 C chicken broth3 C cooked wild rice1 C cubed chicken breast¼ tsp salt¼ tsp pepper1 C evaporated milk¼ C chives Directions1. In a large saucepan, saute the onion, carrot and celery in butter until tender. Stir in flour untilContinue reading “Cream of Wild Rice Soup”

Cream of Cauliflower Soup

Ingredients 1/3 C green onions, white parts only2 Tbsp butter2 Tbsp all-purpose flour½ tsp salt2 C chicken broth1 (10 oz) package frozen cauliflower; thawed and chopped2 C milk1 ½ C shredded cheddar cheese2 Tbsp dry sherry, optional1 Tbsp minced chives Directions 1. In a saucepan, saute onions in butter until tender. 2. Stir in flourContinue reading “Cream of Cauliflower Soup”

Country Mushroom Soup

Ingredients¼ C butter, cubed¼ C all-purpose flour2 C chicken or vegetable broth½ tsp salt¼ tsp pepper1 to 2 bay leaves2/3 C finely chopped celery¼ C finely chopped onion3 Tbsp vegetable oil4 to 5 C sliced fresh mushrooms (about 1 pound)2/3 C half-and-half or milk Directions1. In a 2-qt. saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour untilContinue reading “Country Mushroom Soup”

Cauliflower Ham Chowder

Ingredients 2 C potatoes, peeled and cubed2 C fresh cauliflower florets1 small onion, finely chopped1 C chicken broth3 C milk2 ½ C fully cooked ham, cubed1 tsp salt½ tsp pepperDash of ground nutmeg½ to 1 C instant potato flakes.Minced fresh parsley Directions1. In a large saucepan, cook the potatoes, cauliflower and onion in chicken brothContinue reading “Cauliflower Ham Chowder”

Apple Squash Soup

Ingredients1 large onion½ tsp rubbed sage2 Tbsp butter1 (14-1/2 oz) chicken broth¾ C water2 medium Granny Smith or other tart apples, peeled and finely chopped1 (12 oz) frozen mashed squash, thawed1 tsp ginger½ tsp salt½ C milk Directions1. n saucepan, saute onion and sage in butter for 3 minutes or until tender. Add broth, waterContinue reading “Apple Squash Soup”