Rainy day and a soup recipe


Sep 28, 2018 @ 18:08:33 Edit

Reblogged this on Life Is Beautiful-La Vita e Bella Weblog and commented:

Revisited my post from Sept 2011, ahh, September, the trees’ leaves are beginning to change colors, the temperatures have started to cool down and it has rained so far three times this week, causing small bridges to be closed due to the Del/ Raritan Canal’s rising up it’s banks. ( September 28, 2018)

On a cooler, rainy day, what is better to warm you up then a nice, hot bowl of soup.  When September brings you cooler temperatures, and all you want to do is  to curl up on the sofa under a blanket and read a book.   But, first have a bowl of soup.

Rainy Day Soup: 

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 can (46 ounces) V8 juice
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) thick and chunky salsa
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen mixed vegetables
  • 4 cups shredded cabbage
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup cubed peeled potatoes
  • 1/3 cup medium pearl barley

Directions:

  • In a Dutch oven coated with cooking spray, cook turkey over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Add the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 60-70 minutes or until the vegetables and barley are tender. Yield: 12 servings (3 quarts).

Nutrition Facts: 1 cup (prepared with ground turkey breast and low-sodium broth and V-8) equals 196 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 703 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 11 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 starch, 1 lean meat.

Note:   You can halve this recipe to make 6 servings.

1/2 pound gr turkey., 8 oz salsa, 23 oz v-8 juice, 8 oz of beans, etc.  Buying one of those  packages of shredded cabbage speeds up the process.

I always have on hand, cans of chicken broth, beans, potatoes,  barley and lentils ( for another soup).

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. lina@women's perspectives
    Oct 06, 2011 @ 13:23:55

    Hot soup in rainy days….perfect 🙂

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  2. luvsclassics
    Sep 28, 2018 @ 18:08:33

    Reblogged this on Life Is Beautiful-La Vita e Bella Weblog and commented:

    Revisited my post from Sept 2011, ahh, September, the trees’ leaves are beginning to change colors, the temperatures have started to cool down and it has rained so far three times this week, causing small bridges to be closed due to the Del/ Raritan Canal’s rising up it’s banks.

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