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Three Sisters Soup (Beans, Corn and Squash Soup) with Crock Pot Option

Three Sisters Soup (Beans, Corn and Squash Soup) with Crock Pot Option by Salad Foodie

“Three Sisters” refers to the three main crops of Native Americans: beans, corn and squash. The crops are planted close together and in this way benefit from one another. Corn stalks provide the structure for beans to climb, beans provide nitrogen to…

7 votes
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Dad’s Tavern Chili

Dad’s Tavern Chili by Salad Foodie

As an adolescent I was commissioned by my dad to make a huge pot of chili for his tavern weekly, and I earned fifty cents a batch doing so! (This was before the era of food safety regulation and inspection - I just made it in our home kitchen!) Dad had taught me how to make his chili, and everyone agreed it was in a class of its…

3 votes
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Nandu Rasam (Crab Legs Pepper Soup)

Nandu Rasam (Crab Legs Pepper Soup) by Navaneetham Krishnan

Another version; easier and simpler compared to "Rasam with crab legs".

1 vote
6108 views
Awesome Split Pea Soup

Awesome Split Pea Soup by John Spottiswood

We made this soup by combining the best of two recipes...one from America's Test Kitchen and one from Cook's Illustrated's the Best New Recipe. I think this is a split pea soup that can't be beat!

8 votes
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Texas Chili (without beans)

Texas Chili (without beans) by Stan Jenkins

This is a Texas style chili without beans. However, you can add any beans that you like. You can garnish with shredded cheese, diced onions or whole chili peppers.

2 votes
10183 views
Crock Pot Chicken Stew

Crock Pot Chicken Stew by Salad Foodie

The perfect Sunday evening supper, this basic stew is pure comfort fare! What I enjoy particularly are the ease of preparation, large chunks of chicken, and the light yummy gravy. Based on a recipe from Taste of Home Magazine, this recipe uses boneless skinless chicken thighs. I have used a meaty turkey thigh in place of chicken:…

3 votes
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Cream of Vegetable Soup

Cream of Vegetable Soup by Salad Foodie

A good base comfort soup for the winter season. Cauliflower, potatoes, carrots, onions and garlic predominate, but you can rifle through the veggie bin and sub out others like spinach, zucchini, parsnips, etc. and you can increase or decrease the ratios of vegetables to your preference. About 9 cups of raw vegetables are needed. When…

1 vote
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Pepper Squash Soup

Pepper Squash Soup by Micheline

This soup is creamy, velvety, tasty and could be served as an entrée for a special meal and occasion.

2 votes
8714 views
Five Can Dump Soup

Five Can Dump Soup by Marilyn Lesniak

This soup is full of things that are good for you and it comes from Weight Watchers! It is a quick and easy recipe that will warm you from head to toe on a cold Winter day. Even my picky kids love the taste of this soup, and since it is so healthy they can eat crackers with it!

2 votes
6457 views
Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup by Salad Foodie

Comfort food at its best! Hearty, flavorful and chock full of chicken - what more need a soup offer? This is a perfect amount for a small family with leftovers, but adjust the recipe to your needs.

2 votes
1086 views
Chicken Chili

Chicken Chili by Salad Foodie

Classic comfort foods can be made healthier without giving up on good taste. Case in point - this Chicken Chili recipe. Fat is reduced in the sautéing of vegetables and by substituting chicken for beef. But there are plenty of flavors going on here so you won't ask "Where's the beef?" Based on a recipe from Patti LaBelle's Light…

1 vote
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Weeknight Minestrone

Weeknight Minestrone by Salad Foodie

This is a speedy version of the classic Italian minestrone. The food processor does the chopping and bottled marinara saves additional time, without compromising flavorful results. Based on Laura Vitale’s recipe in her cookbook Laura In The Kitchen (2015).

3 votes
3219 views
Lentil Stew

Lentil Stew by Salad Foodie

Chock full of vegetables this stew is satisfying and hearty. Lentils originated in the Middle East and are one of mankind's oldest foods. Unlike Esau I would not give up my birthright for a bowl of lentils and a bread loaf (Genesis 25:34) but this soup is well, stew-pendous! It's based on a recipe from The Daniel Plan Cookbook by…

1 vote
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Beef Stew

Beef Stew by Nancy Miyasaki

The beef stew is a very good traditional beef stew. If you are craving the beef stew your grandmother used to make, then this will definitely hit the spot Classic comfort food for a cold day!

6 votes
9865 views
Italian Wedding Soup with Turkey Meatballs

Italian Wedding Soup with Turkey Meatballs by Salad Foodie

Italian-American in origin, this soup was really misnamed. “Wedding soup” is a mistranslation of the Italian language for 'minestra maritata', a reference to the fact that greens and meat go well together. (Well that’s a good marriage isn’t it?) I looked at several recipes of this popular soup, selected aspects of a few, added some…

2 votes
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