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Ethnicity > Mexican 0

Mexican Fajita Soup

Tossing the cut-up strips of tortilla with the lime juice not only flavors them but also keeps them from being tough and crumbly. If you like, the tortilla strips can be seasoned with 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder (in addition to the lime juice) before baking. Makes 4 servings I Hands-on time: 20 minutes I Total time: 40 minutes 2 whole […]

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Roasted Tomato and Red Bell Pepper Soup

This vibrant red soup is accented with chopped fresh basil has a smoky taste from the combination of roasted red bell peppers and roasted tomatoes, Just the right amount of citrus juice added at the end of the cooking process kicks up the flavor. Serves 4 1/2 teaspoon olive oil 1/3 cup chopped onion 14.5 ounce can no-salt-added fire-roasted diced […]

Ethnicity > Asian 0

Hot-and-Sour Soup

Always a favourite, this soup gets a protein boost from both the tofu and strips of pork, making it a filling Asian meal. Serves 4 2 cups water 2 cups fat-free, low-sodium vegetable broth or low-sodium chicken broth 2 boneless center-cut pork chops (about 4 ounces each), all visible fat discarded, sliced into 2 x1/4-inch strips 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/2 […]

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Roasted Corn Soup

Roasting the corn intensifies its sweetness, making this satisfying low-calorie soup a real standout. If it’s in season, try using fresh corn instead. Make this vegetarian by using vegetable broth instead of beef broth. Serves 4 Cooking spray 1 cup frozen whole kernel corn, partially thawed 1 cup fat-free , low-sodium beef broth 1 cup chopped onion 1 medium garlic […]

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Split Pea Soup

Easy to prepare, homemade split pea soup is much lower in sodium then the canned version. This vegetarian version is flavorful even without the usual ham. Serves 4 1 cup dried split peas, sorted for stones and shrivelled peas, rinsed, and drained 1 teaspoon canola or corn oil 1 small onion, chopped 4 cups water 3 medium ribs of celery […]

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Onion and Garlic Soup

If you prefer a thicker soup, add 1 tbsp of flour to the onion and garlic mixture before adding the stock. 6 servings I Preparation time: 1 hour I Difficulty: Average 60 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil 8 medium onions, sliced in fine rounds 3 or 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1.5 litres (6 cups) beef stock Salt and freshly […]

Ethnicity > Chinese 0

Quick Sweet-and-Sour Chicken Soup

Whenever I was sick, my mother would give me a bowl of chicken soup to warm me up and make me feel better. This soup has all the benefits, but loads more flavor. Serves 4 3 shallots, chopped 5 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 tablespoon shrimp paste (balchan) 1 tablespoon sunflower oil 1-1/4 quarts chicken stock 1 tablespoon chopped fresh […]

Ethnicity > Greek 0

Greek Fassoulada

Chock full of vegetables and beans, this Greek soup is a wonderful main-course soup for a really cold day-and as a bonus, you just toss everything in together. Serves 4 1 large onion, coarsely chopped 2 carrots, sliced 2 leeks, sliced 2 celery ribs, sliced 4 garlic cloves, sliced 14 ounce can chopped tomatoes 2 tablespoons tomato paste 2 bay […]

Ethnicity > European 0

Paprika Goulash

Paprika and caraway give this deliciously rich casserole a spicy sweetness. Serve it with rice noodles and a green vegetable such as cabbage, green beans, or broccoli or with a dollop of yogurt sprinkled with paprika, and some rice and new potatoes. Serves 4 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 lb chuck steak or brisket, cut into 1-1/2 inch pieces 1 tablespoon […]

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Hamburger Soup

Servings: 8 (1-1/2 cups each) II Start to finish: 30 minutes 8 ounces extra-lean ground beef 8 ounces ground turkey breast 2 medium onions, finely chopped 2 medium carrots, coarsely shredded 2 stalks celery, sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 6 cups reduced-sodium beef broth 2, 14-ounce cans diced tomatoes, undrained 1 tablespoon snipped fresh sage or 1 teaspoon dried sage, […]

Ethnicity > Mexican 0

Chicken Fajita Chili

Servings: 6 (about 1-1/2 cups each) II Prep: 20 minutes II Cook: 4 to 5 hours (low) or 2 to 2-1/2 hours (high) 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon fajita seasoning 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 2 cloves garlic, minced Nonstick cooking spray 2 14-ounce cans no-salt added diced tomatoes, […]

Ethnicity > Chinese 0

Five-Spice Chicken Noodle Soup

Servings: 4 (1-1/4 cups each) II Start to finish: 20 minutes 2-1/2 cups water 1-1/4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 green onions, thinly sliced (1/4 cup) 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon five-spice powder 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger 2 cups chopped bok choy 1 medium red sweet pepper, cut into bite-size strips 2 ounces somen […]

Ethnicity > European 0

German Potato Sausage Soup – Deutsche Kartoffel – und Wursteintopf

Servings: 6 (1-1/3 cups each) II Start to finish: 30 minutes 12 ounces bulk turkey sausage 8 ounces presliced fresh mushrooms 1 medium onion, chopped 1 stalk celery, chopped 1 teaspoon caraway seeds, crushed 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1-3/4 cups lower-sodium beef stock 1/2 cup light beer or nonalcoholic beer 2 medium potatoes, cubed 1 cup small broccoli florets 2 […]

Ethnicity > Canadian 0

French Canadian Chicken Stew with Dumplings

  Serves: 5 complete meals Approximate costs: $3.15 per serving .650 kg chicken pieces, (equivalent of 4 thighs), skinless, bone-in Canola oil as needed 4 cups chicken stock 2/3 cup pot barley 1 small yellow onion, (about 1/2 cup), diced 1 bay leaf 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 2 stalks celery, (about 2/3 cup), diced 1/3 cup baby carrots, sliced into […]

Ethnicity > American 0

Brunswick Stew

Brimming with vegetables and tender cubes of chicken, this well-known stew from Brunswick County in central Virginia will warm you from head to toe on a cold, snowy day. The original recipe dates back to 1828 and was served for dinner on hunting trips. Many cooks have created many delicious variations since that time, and this one is no exception. […]