Category Archive: Soup/Stew

Lentil and Potato Stew

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I made this Indian stew back before Thanksgiving but didn’t have a chance to post about it. Looking at the photo brings back the memory of how delicious this dish is. I have a serious craving for this! Not only is it easy and economical but it’s so flavorful. I used brown lentils in this stew but you can …

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What To Do With Leftover Turkey & Cranberry Sauce?

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I can handle one or maybe two meals of the leftovers after Thanksgiving but after that I am so ready for some new flavors! Turkey is a fairly neutral flavor so it lends itself well to other cuisines. Go ahead and substitute it in any of your favorite recipes that call for cooked chicken. We had …

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Bree’s Lentil Tomato Soup

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Since I’m trying to include some meatless meals in our menu I’ve been collecting recipes that include lentils. Lentils are full of cholesterol reducing fiber which also helps manage blood sugar levels by providing steady slow burning energy. That is a win win for me! Who knew these little guys were so healthy? Another benefit …

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Split Pea Beef & Barley Soup

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Split pea soup is one of my favorite Fall and Winter soups. I had never seen chunks of beef or barley included in a split peas soup recipe so I had to try this one. I couldn’t find dried baby Lima beans so I went with regular Lima beans. The grocery store was out of leeks (my produce guy …

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Italian Sausage & Tortellini Soup with Garlic Cheese Biscuits

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This recipe has been in my to try pile for quite a while and I finally got around to making it yesterday. Turkey Italian sausage is the basis for this flavorful, hearty soup. Per usual I had to make my own adjustments and swaps using what I had on hand. For instance I used drained …

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