Soup

Kevin’s InstantPot Pot Roast/Stroganoff/Stew-Thing-Dinner

You can go a couple different directions with this recipe, depending on how long you simmer it for at the end. The longer the simmer, the saucier and less soupy it will be. It’s a matter of preference though. It’s pretty wonderful either way. Ingredients: A good-sized London broil (or any inexpensive cut of meat, really)…

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Kevin’s Bean and Ham Soup

INGREDIENTS 1 lb dry of Great Northern beans—(cooked) 3-4 quarts of stock (I use chicken for ham soup because I am a heathen) 2-3 lbs of smoked ham hocks or shanks 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning (I know, right?) 1/3 cup Sake (Not being pretentious, I was out of white wine and this was great.) 2…

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Kevin’s Hot Smoked Chicken and Avocado Soup

Ingredients: 48 ounces chicken/bone broth (I like the bone) Salt to taste (For soups, I often salt with chicken base paste.) 1/2 cup white wine 1/4 cup olive oil 2 medium onions, roughly chopped 4 medium carrots, chopped 4 stalks of celery, chopped 3 avocados, cubed 2 large poblano peppers 3 chicken breasts, pounded flat chopped cilantro…

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Taco Soup

1 pound ground beef (or turkey) 1 onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon cumin 1 teaspoon chili powder (Kevin used taco seasoning) 8 ounces cream cheese 2 10-ounce cans of Rotel tomatoes (Kevin used diced fresh tomatoes and chopped up a poblano pepper) 2 cans of beef broth (we used chicken broth) Brown meat…

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Amazing Turkey and Cabbage Stew

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of chicken base paste (you can use salt instead, but start with 1 tablespoon and test it first) 4-5 cloves of garlic — chopped A handful of fresh basil leaves — about 2-3 tablespoons compressed — torn 1 tablespoon of fresh ginger — peeled and chopped 1½ cups of cooked chickpeas 2…

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Kevin’s Awesome Creamy Clam Chowder

Ingredients: Six 6.5 oz. cans of chopped clams, drain and reserve liquid Three pints (one and a half quarts) chicken stock Two 13.5 oz. cans of low-fat coconut milk One 1/2 pint of heavy cream (Seem schizophrenic to use low-fat coconut milk and heavy cream? Maybe it is. But the end result is a soup…

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Raw Carrot Ginger Soup

3 cups Carrot Juice 1 ripe Avocado 2 Tbsp. Agave Nectar (or honey) 1 Tbsp. Ginger, minced 1/4 tsp. ground Cayenne Pepper 1/4 tsp. Sea Salt 1/2 cup Coconut Meat, optional 2 Tbsp. Avocado or Olive Oil, for garnish 2 Tbsp. Fresh Cilantro, chopped, for garnish Puree the first seven ingredients in a blender until…

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Garden Chowder

This is a recipe I got from Passionate Homemaking. It’s really great, easy to make and simple to make substitutions… which I did of course. Click the link above for the original recipe. Use whatever vegetables you have on hand that sound good. Spinach, kale, beans, potatoes, etc. 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup butter…

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Sweet Potato Stew with Swiss Chard

This recipe came from Toni Fioré at DeliciousTV.com. It’s one of my favorites! Ingredients: 2 T. olive oil 2 c. diced yellow onion 1 t. salt 1 large or 2 medium sweet potatoes 4 cloves garlic, chopped fine 1 red Thai or jalapeño pepper minced, with the seeds (adjust to suit your taste) 1 T.…

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Vegetable Garden Chowder

1/2 cup chopped onion 2 tablespoon butter 1 cup each diced potato, celery, cauliflower, carrot and broccoli 3 cups water 3 chicken bouillon cubes (or just 3 cups of chicken broth to replace water and bouillon) 1 teaspoon salt 3-5 garlic cloves 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/2 cup flour or arrowroot powder 1 can of light…

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