Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Recipe Tuesday...Soups

It is cold out today and I am in the mood for comfort food and soup always brings me comfort so I am posting several soup recipes.

Cheeseburger Soup
1/2 pound ground beef
3/4 cup chopped onion
3/4 cup shredded carrots
3/4 cup chopped celery
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried parsley
4 tablespoons butter
3 cups chicken broth
4 cups cubed potatoes
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups cubed Cheddar cheese
1 1/2 cups milk
1/4 cup sour cream
1.In a large pot, melt 1 tablespoon butter or margarine over medium heat: cook and stir vegetables and beef , until beef is brown.
2.Stir in basil and parsley. Add broth and potatoes. Bring to a boil, then simmer until potatoes are tender, about 10-12 minutes.
3.Melt the remainder of butter and stir in flour. Add the milk, stirring until smooth.
4.Gradually add milk mixture to the soup, stirring constantly. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer. Stir in cheese. When cheese is melted, add sour cream and heat through. Do not boil.
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Basil Tomato Soup
2 (28 ounce) cans crushed tomatoes
1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth
18 fresh basil leaves, minced
1 teaspoon sugar
1 cup whipping cream
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1.In a large saucepan, bring the tomatoes and broth to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Add basil and sugar. Reduce heat to low; stir in cream and butter. Cook until butter is melted.
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Rosemary Chicken Noodle Soup

8 cups water
2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons dried rosemary
1 tablespoon dried thyme
3 cloves crushed garlic
1 white onion
4 carrots, sliced
1 (16 ounce) package penne pasta
salt to taste
ground black pepper to taste
1.In a large kettle, boil water, chicken, spices, onion, and garlic for 1 hour.
2.Add carrots, oil, and noodles; boil for 20 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste.
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I hope you all have warm and full tummies today.  I am tired of the cold I want warm weather to come and stay.  Hopefully this is the last cold snap.  Have a great day my lovely followers and if you read my blog and don't follow it please reconsider, new followers make me smile.

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