Chicken Mushroom Wild Rice Soup for Four

Ingredients:

1 T butter
8 oz boneless skinless chicken breast
2 thick sliced meaty bacon, cut into large chunks
1 (8oz) package cremini mushrooms, rinsed, patted dry, and thickly sliced
1/2 medium sweet onion, sliced into large chunks
1 celery stick with leaves, sliced on the diagonal
1 medium carrot, peeled and sliced on the diagonal
1 small shallot, minced
1 T garlic cloves, chopped
2 cups chicken stock
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup of white wine such as Pinot Gris or Sauvignon Blanc
1/3 cup wild and brown rice
3/4 t thyme
1/4 t ground black pepper
2.5 oz baby spinach
1 dash of Worcestershire Sauce
1/4 cup cream Read More


Hamburger Vegetable Soup

Hamburger veggie soupIngredients:

2 pounds ground beef, 93% lean
1 medium yellow or sweet onion, chopped
1/2 red or green bell pepper, rinsed, deveined, and chopped
8 oz mushrooms, rinsed, dried, and sliced thickly
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 t powdered garlic
1 t thyme
1/2 t paprika
1/4 t ground black pepper
1 (15 oz) can diced tomatoes
2 cups fresh green beans, snapped into 1-2” lengths
4 cups beef stock, low sodium
Pinch of salt, to taste
Hot red pepper flakes, to taste Read More