Category Archives: Soups

Ribollita (slow cooker)

Ribollita is a hearty Tuscan vegetable stew. The Italian word “ribollita” means “reboiled.” It was originally made by reheating leftover minestrone or vegetable soup from the previous day. One Wiki entry says that this custom is traced to the Middle … Continue reading

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Hearty Sorghum Soup (slow cooker)

Sorghum is a gluten-free grain that has a chewy texture similar to Israeli couscous. Some sources say that it has been cultivated for 3,000 years and more. This gluten-free soup is as tasty as it is easy to prepare. If … Continue reading

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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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