Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Super Soup Recipes

We're happy to share a few of the recipes for the Souper Soups that we enjoyed during our special event a few weeks ago.

The Creamy Sweet Potato Soup recipe, originally a recipe from Bon Appetit magazine, was found on the Internet.  The recipe can be found here.

Apple Pie Soup
This fun soup slowly cooks in a crock pot.  Once it's done cooking, process in a food processor until smooth.  Refrigerate until serving time.  Garnish with heavy cream and walnuts.
1-1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon allspice
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
3 cups water
3 cups apple cider
4 large Granny Smith, peeled, cored and sliced
2/3 cup raisins
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
4 tablespoons honey
1 cup vanilla yogurt
Heavy cream, whipped and chopped nuts (garnish)
Combine the spices, water, cider, apple slices and raisins in a slow cooker. Cover and cook on low 6 hours or until apples are quite soft. Puree the soup in a food processor, a partial batch at a time, until all the apples and raisins are pureed. Stir in the lemon juice and honey.  Just before serving, blend in vanilla yogurt.  Garnish as desired.

Italian Vegetable Soup
1 pound ground beef
1 c. diced onion
1 c. diced celery
1 c. sliced carrots
1 garlic cloves, minced
1 can (16 oz) tomatoes
1 can (15 oz.) tomato sauce
1 can (15 oz.) kidney beans, undrained
2 c. water
5 tsp. beef bouillon granules
2 Tbsp. dried parsley
1/2 tsp. dried oregano
1/2 tsp. dried basil
1/2 tsp. black pepper
2 c. shredded cabbage
2 c. frozen green beans
1/2 c. small elbow macaroni
salt, to taste
Freshly grated Parmesan cheese, for garnish
In a heavy stock pot, brown beef; drain.  Add all ingredients except cabbage, green beans, and macaroni. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer 20 minutes.  Add cabbage, green beans, and macaroni.  Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer until vegetables are tender.  Serve garnished with Parmesan cheese.  Yield:  10 - 12 servings.

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Angela McRae said...

Thank you for the recipes! I am especially intrigued by the Apple Pie Soup!

Marilyn said...

Thanks for the recipes, they sound amazing!

Kimberly said...

Yum! I never thought of an apple pie soup before!