Friday, February 26, 2010

Soup's on!

This first recipe is called a casserole but is more like a soup(chowder if you will). It is my late Grandpa's recipe.When we would have this at his house, he would always serve it with butter bread(like most of grandma and grandpa's lunches).

~ Chicken Casserole~

1 (sm or med)can chicken
1 can(10 3/4 oz) of cream of mushroom soup
1C. water
2 chopped, hard-boiled eggs
1/2 C. chopped celery
1/4 C. chopped onion
1/8 C. chopped green pepper
salt/pepper to taste
Combine all. Add 2-3 slices bread,torn; to thicken.
Bake at 375 degrees F for 45 minutes- 1 hour
Serves 3-4.

This next recipe comes from an elementary school cookbook.
~Taco Soup~

1 lb. ground beef
15oz. can chili beans
1 small onion, chopped
1 pkg. taco seasoning
1 1/2 qt. tomato juice
1/3 C. brown sugar

Brown ground beef and onion; drain. Add tomato juice, beans, taco seasoning and brown sugar. Bring to a boil; simmer 15 minutes.
Serve with crushed tortilla chips. Sprinkle with shredded Cheddar cheese and top with sour cream.

This last recipe is from my sister.

~Broccoli-Cheddar Soup~
Good comfort food for this cold weather!

1/4 C. chopped onion
1/4 C. butter or margarine
1/4 C. flour
1/4 C. salt
1/4 t. pepper
3/4 C. chicken broth
1 1/2 C. milk
1 C. chopped, cooked fresh or frozen broccoli
1/2 C. shredded Cheddar cheese

In saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in flour, salt and pepper; cook and stir until smooth and bubbly. Add broth and milk all at once; cook and stir until mixture boils and thickens.Add broccoli. simmer constantly until heated through. Remove from heat and stir in cheese until melted. Makes *2* servings.

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