Yellow Split Pea Soup

“This soup is super easy since it is made in a slow cooker. I made the mistake of doubling the recipe once. While it tasted great I ran out of room in my slow cooker and had to pour the soup in a larger pot on the stove to finish it off.” INGREDIENTS 1 16… Read more »

White Bean and Swiss Chard Soup

“A great use for extra swiss chard from the garden. Early in the season I do not have enough basil so I use frozen pesto sauce from the year before as a substitute. ” INGREDIENTS 1 cup dried navy beans (soak overnight) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large yellow or sweet onion, chopped 3 large… Read more »

Tuscan Style White Bean Soup

“From The Ultimate Italian Cookbook. A thick puree made from a portion of the cooked beans then added to this soup makes for a hearty texture to soup from Tuscany.” INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups dried cannellini or other white beans 1 bay leaf 5 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1 carrot, finely… Read more »

Tomato Garlic Soup

“A richer variation of fresh tomato soup with extra garlic and herbs.” INGREDIENTS 12 ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeds removed. 3 medium red onions, chopped 2 large cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons olive oil 6 tablespoons butter 5 tablespoons flour 6 cups hot chicken broth 1 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon dried basil 1… Read more »

Squash & Pear Soup

“Great made with fresh butternut squash from the garden and fall harvest pears. This is a slightly sweet soup and very easy to make. ” INGREDIENTS 1 butternut squash, peeled and chopped 2 pears, cored, peeled and chopped 1 large onion, chopped 4 cups chicken broth 3-4 cloves garlic, pressed 1 teaspoon ground ginger (1/2… Read more »

Roasted Garlic Potato Soup

“So simple yet tasty this hearty soup tastes like garlic baked potato in a bowl. ” INGREDIENTS 6 potatoes, half peeled, cut into small chunks 1 onion, chopped 1 bulb garlic, separate cloves but do not peel 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 3 cups chicken broth 1 cup water 1… Read more »

Pumpkin Soup

“Great with Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner or entertaining during the holidays.” INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon butter 4 cups milk 3 cups cooked or canned pumpkin 1 teaspoon ginger 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 3 cups hot chicken broth 1 tablespoon flour 1 teaspoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon salt and pepper 3 tablespoons grated Swiss Cheese fresh thyme… Read more »

Navy Bean Soup

“A good hearty soup.” INGREDIENTS 1 pound dried navy or white beans 6 cups chicken broth 4 cups water 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 bay leaf 3 tablespoons tomato paste 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 cup chopped parsley DIRECTIONS COOK beans… Read more »

Mushroom Soup

“Use a mixture of mushrooms including cremini, and shitake ” INGREDIENTS 1/4 pound butter 1 1/2 pounds sliced mushrooms 1/4 cup chopped green onions 3 tablespoons flour 6 cups chicken stock 1 bay leaf 2 large egg yolks 1/2 cup table cream 2 tablespoons chopped parsley 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon lemon juice DIRECTIONS… Read more »

Ginger Carrot & Apple Soup

“Great end of season soup made with the last of the carrots picked from the garden. This recipe is for a double batch, enough for two dinners and a lunch.” INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup butter 2 cups sweet onion, diced 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger 3 large cloves garlic, minced 16 medium carrots, diced (about 10-12… Read more »