Slow Cooker Pesto Minestrone

I used to hate pesto as a kid, now I can’t get enough of it!  If you’re like me, then you’ll love this soup! 2 carrots, sliced 2 leeks, white and green parts, halved lengthwise, sliced and rinsed (I used a chopped onion instead) 2 – 3 russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1″ cubes … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Hamburger Minestrone

It has felt like Spring here in Utah until this past weekend when we got so much snow!  So a nice hearty soup was called for to combat the chill and this one fit the bill. 1 pound hamburger 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 cup diced onion 1 cup peeled and sliced carrots … Continue reading

Skinny Italian Sausage Soup

Betty Crocker comes through again!  This is a great soup for a cold winter’s night dinner. 1 roll of Jimmy Dean Pork Italian Sausage 2 large russet potatoes, cut into cubes (about 4 cups) 1 large onion, chopped (about 1 cup) 2 cloves garlic, pressed 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper … Continue reading

Loaded Potato Soup

I made this for dinner the other night.  It was easy to make but took a bit of time which was worth it!  Just go slow and follow the directions carefully and you will be rewarded for your time and effort. 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 cups chopped onion 6 cups chicken broth 2 … Continue reading

Easy 30 Minute Minestrone Soup

This weather is maddening!  One day it is in the 70’s and gorgeous and the next it is in the 40’s and raining!  So because of the rain I made a pot of soup last night because this week isn’t looking great for any sunshine. 3 – 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups onion, chopped, … Continue reading

Zesty Hamburger Soup

This is a great dinner for a chilly day and it makes a lot of soup so leftovers! 1 pound hamburger 2 cups sliced celery 1 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced 4 cups water 2 potatoes, cubed 2 cups frozen corn 1 1/2 cups uncooked elbow maccaroni 4 cups V8 juice … Continue reading