Portuguese White Bean Soup

White Bean SoupAdd a little less broth and you’ll have Portuguese White Beans. Love, love, love this soup. Add greens, spinach, kale, swiss chard or turnip greens for a more complete meal. Chop these pretty fine to speed the cooking. This is just the perfect soup for our rainy days.

If you’re looking for a sweeter (and I mean sweet!) Portuguese White Bean Recipe try this.

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Potato Soup Recipes

It’s that time of year!

Potato Soup Recipes


2 Tablespoons butter
1/2 Sweet yellow onion-diced
4 Medium white potatoes-cubed, the larger you make the cube the longer the cooking time
8 Ounces green beans-ends removed and broken into bite size pieces, frozen cut green beans in a pinch
Whole milk to cover over the top of the vegetables
Salt and Pepper to taste




Potato Soups

2-3 thin slices of bacon
1/2 yellow onion-diced, no big pieces please
2 Jalapeños-diced (optional)
1/4 Cup butter
3 Tablespoons all purpose flour
2 1/2 cups of chicken broth (low sodium, low fat or not)
2 Russet Potatoes-peeled and cubed (thickens the soup)
4 Red potatoes-scrubbed and cubed (maintains texture even after cooking for long periods)
2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 1/2 Cup Half and Half (or 4% or 2% milk)
3/4 Cup shredded cheddar cheese
Salt and Pepper to taste

Amazingly simple and tasty. For complete recipes …

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Enchilada Soup

Enchilada soupWhen you’re craving enchiladas but don’t have the time try this perfect substitution that only takes about 10 minutes. My fav enchilada is made with just cheeses. And this is how I love this soup too. If you like chicken enchiladas just add cooked chicken to this recipe. It works! This recipe can serve 6 easily with a side salad for a complete meal. I love this soup! Hope you do too!

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Instant Tortilla Soup

Instant Chicken Tortilla SoupTraditional Chicken Soup is an all time favorite but the request is for something with a little more spice. Of course everyone is hungry now. Let’s see what I have in the pantry! And how can I extend 8 ounces of chicken breast to feed 4 hungry adults? This was so quick it was ready to eat in less than 15 minutes. If using 10 ounces of canned chicken it’s ready as soon as it heats through. And taste? My tasting critic, “it’s the best Chicken Tortilla Soup I’ve eaten.”

I’ll be providing a few substitution ideas too.

Here’s another Tortilla Soup Recipe for you to try!

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Stuffed Bell Pepper SoupStuffed Bell Pepper Soup

My daughter’s visiting! When I asked what she’d like for dinner … “Something healthy.” I knew what she meant! … Satisfying, great taste, few on the not so healthy calories and pretty too. Here’s my own version of this popular Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup.

You can see my big selection of soups here! We love Stuffed Bell Peppers too! Try this version too!

Check out my daughter’s Lifestyle Blog! You won’t be disappointed!

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