Category Archives: Soups

Sausage, Bean, and Spinach Soup (slow cooker)

I like this recipe because it includes a “meaty” vegetarian sausage. I know. An oxymoron. A contradiction in terms. Perhaps…but this sausage is tasty and nutritious! 

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Alphabet Soup (slow cooker)

As a kid, I couldn’t wait for mom to make alphabet soup for Saturday lunch. I looked for pieces of macaroni to spell out “RANDY” and was usually disappointed that I couldn’t find a “Y” to complete my name. Then … Continue reading

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Minestrone Soup (slow cooker)

Minestrone is a thick soup containing vegetables and pasta. The word originated from the Italian language word minestrare, which means to serve. 

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Mulligatawny Soup (slow cooker)

Mulligatawny is the Anglicized version of the Tamil words for “pepper water” or “pepper broth.”

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Kohlrabi Soup

Kohlrabi is a crispy, crunchy alien-looking vegetable that you can prepare in more ways than you ever thought possible. Don’t be put off by its appearance even if it does look like someone teleported a Martian vegetable right into your … Continue reading

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Baked Potato Soup

I was asked the other day what could be done with leftover baked potatoes. My response was soup! Yes, soup. Imagine all the flavors associated with baked potatoes as you dip your spoon into a warm, comfort-food bowl of soup.

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Southwest Vegetarian Stew (slow cooker)

Remembering a satisfying bowl of “southwest vegetarian stew” I ordered off the menu at a diner in Roswell, New Mexico, I created this recipe for the slow cooker. The ingredients, and flavors they bring, are considerably different. See it in my … Continue reading

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