Category Archives: Soups

Minestrone Soup

1 Onion
1 clove Garlic
1 Tbsp. Oil
3 1/2 cups Chicken Broth
16 oz. can Tomatoes
1/2 tsp. dried Basil
1/2 tsp. dried Oregano
Pepper
3/4 cup raw Macaroni
1 can Kidney Beans
10 oz. pkg. frozen cut Green Beans, thawed

Chop onion, mince garlic. In a soup pot, heat oil on medium. Add onion and garlic, cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Add broth, tomatoes, herbs and 1/8 tsp. pepper. Break up tomatoes with a spoon. Increase heat to high and bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and let simmer for 30 minutes. Cook macaroni in large pan of salted boiling water until tender, drain. Drain and rinse kidney beans and add to soup with green beans. Cook 5 minutes, add macaroni and heat through.

– From Nana’s Recipe Collection

Chicken Dumplings

2 1/2 cups Flour
1 Tbsp. Baking Powder
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/2 cup Shortening
7 Tbsp. Milk
dash Pepper

Rich Stock from Cooking Chicken.

Sift flour, baking powder, salt and pepper together several times. Cut in shortening until mixture looks mealy. Add milk one Tbsp. at a time. Roll dough on floured board about 1/8 inch thick. Cut into inch wide strips. Drop into 2 qts. of boiling chicken stock. Cook slowly for 20 minutes.

– From Nana’s Recipe Collection

Cheese, Corn and Tomato Soup

3 med. Potatoes, peeled
1 med. Onion, minced
1 cup Water
2 Bouillon Cubes
3 cups Milk
10 oz. pkg. frozen Corn
2 Tbsp. Flour
1 1/2 cups shredded Cheese
1 Tbsp. Parsley
1 Tbsp. Salt

Cook potatoes, onion, water, bouillon and salt. Bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 10 minutes. Stir in 1 1/2 cups milk and corn. In bowl, stir together remaining milk and flour, stir into potato mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat until slightly thickened and bubbly. Add cheese. Stir until milted. Add parsley and serve.

– From Nana’s Recipe Collection

Twice Baked Potato Soup

2/3 cup butter
2/3 cup flour
7 cups milk
4 large baking potatoes
4 green onions
12 strips bacon
1¼ cups Cheddar cheese
1 cup sour cream
¾ tsp. salt ½ tsp. pepper

Bake and cube the potatoes. Peel, if desired. Cook and crumple the bacon. Melt the butter in a large pot. Add the flour. Heat and stir until smooth. Gradually add the milk, stirring constantly, until thickened. Add potatoes and onions. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. Add remaining ingredients and heat through until cheese melts.