Chao Ga – Vietnamese Rice Porridge

Ingredients: 6 cups water 6 cups chicken stock 1/2 cup glutinous rice 2 cups long grain rice 1 -2 cup chicken meat, shredded 3 tablespoons fish sauce 1 teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoon poultry seasoning 2 -4 eggs, depending on desired servings (optional) 2 tablespoons sliced mushrooms (optional) 1 teaspoon white pepper ( black works...

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Ingredients: 6 (6 inch) corn tortillas, preferably a little old and dried out1/4 cup peanut oil1/2 cup onions, chopped2 garlic cloves, finely chopped1/2 cup poblano peppers, chopped4 cups chicken broth or 4 cups stock1 (14 1/2 ounce) cans diced tomatoes1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon cumin1/2 teaspoon coriander1/2 teaspoon jalapeno seasoning salt1 1/2 cups shredded cooked...

Sheila’s Cabbage Soup

Ingredients: 2 1/2-3 lbs beef shank1 large onions, chopped2 -3 tablespoons butter1 bay leaves1 tablespoon salt1/4 teaspoon pepper4 cups cabbage, shredded1 1/2 cups leeks, chopped ( white part only)1 1/2 cups celery, diced1 cup carrots, grated10 cups water Directions: Simmer beef shanks in water (see note)with bay leaf, salt and pepper for 2 1/2...

Kielbasa and Kale Soup

Ingredients: 3 1/2 cups chicken broth1 (10 ounce) packages frozen chopped kale or 1 (10 ounce) packages collard greens (I like to use spinach) or 1 (10 ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach ( I like to use spinach)8 ounces kielbasa or 8 ounces other fully cooked smoked sausage1 (19 ounce) cans cannellini (white kidney...

Goya Pasta E Fagioli

Ingredients: 1/2 lb dried great northern beans8 slices bacon1 medium onions, chopped1 medium carrots, thinly sliced2 garlic cloves, chopped1 (14 1/2 ounce) cans whole canned tomatoes1 chicken bouillon cubes1 1/2 teaspoons italian seasoning1 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon ground pepper1 cup water1 cup pennette pastagrated parmesan cheesesour cream Directions: Sort and rinse beans.Boil beans in 8...

Vegetable Soup for One

Ingredients: 1 small onions1 garlic cloves1 tablespoon olive oil1 1/3 cups vegetable broth1 bay leavessalt & pepper1 zucchini1 carrots1 cup mushrooms Directions: Chop onion and crush garlic. Saute in oil in saucepan for 2-3 minutes.Add the water, bay leaf and seasoning. Bring to boil, lower heat, cover pan and simmer for about 10 minutes.In...

Dump Soup (Or Taco Soup)

Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef or 1 lb ground turkey1 (10 1/2 ounce) cans rotel2 (10 1/2 ounce) cans whole kernel corn2 (10 1/2 ounce) cans black beans2 taco seasoning mix2 (1 ounce) packages dry hidden valley ranch dressing mix1 -2 cup hot water Directions: Brown ground beef and drain.Add remaining ingredients, including all...

Mommy’s Vegetable Soup

Ingredients: 1 lb ground beef1/2 chopped fresh onions or 2 tablespoons chopped dried onions4 -5 potatoes, peeled and cubed1 (10 1/2 ounce) cans diced tomatoes1 (10 1/2 ounce) cans whole kernel corn1 (10 1/2 ounce) cans carrots1 (10 1/2 ounce) cans lima beans1 (15 ounce) tomato sauce1 (64 ounce) tomato juicesalt and pepper Directions:...

Beauchamp’s Chicken Noodle Soup

Ingredients: 2 quarts chicken stock2 ounces noodles ( dry)2 carrots ( cut into small rounds)1 onions ( chopped)1/2 cup spinach ( uncooked and chopped)1/2 cup peas ( uncooked)6 peppercorns ( cracked)5 allspice ( crushed)1 teaspoon thyme1 teaspoon sage1/2 teaspoon summer savory1/4 teaspoon coriander seeds ( ground)1/4 teaspoon curry powder Directions: Make chicken stock.Cook noodles,...