Hominy and Jalapeno Chicken Soup

Hominy and Jalapeno Chicken Soup

1 1/2 c. diced roasted chicken

2 cans fat free chicken broth

2 TB diced tamed jalapeno

1 can hominy, drained

1 tsp chili powder

Combine all ingredients in 3 quart slow cooker and cook desired length of time. Everything is already cooked so you can heat through or let it simmer all day.

Yield: 4 servings. Per serving= 196 Calories; 5g Fat (21.1% calories from fat); 26g Protein; 17g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 44mg Cholesterol; 678mg Sodium.

Sausage and Cabbage Stew

Delicious!

Sausage and Cabbage Stew

8 oz pork sausage, cooked and drained

2 c. shredded potatoes

4 c. shredded cabbage

14.5 oz can fat free chicken broth

1 c. water

Salt and black pepper to taste

Combine all ingredients in 3 quart slow cooker. Cook on high 3-4 hours.

Yield: 4 servings. Per serving = 377 Calories; 25g Fat (56.7% calories from fat); 16g Protein; 27g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 51mg Cholesterol; 709mg Sodium

Cheeseburger Soup

I made a Cheeseburger Soup this week. It needs some work. Oh! Meant to put diced, cooked bacon in here and forgot!

Cheeseburger Soup
12 oz cooked ground beef
1 can stewed tomatoes
1 c. sliced celery
14.5 oz can fat free beef broth
2 c. shredded potatoes
1/4 c. sliced leeks
12 oz can fat free evaporated milk
1/2 c. reduced fat shredded cheese

Combine beef, tomatoes, broth, potatoes and leeks in 3 quart slow cooker. Cook on high 3 hours. Add evaporated milk and cheese and cook 1 more hour or so.
Yield: 5 servings. Per serving=356 Calories; 5g Fat (17.3% calories from fat); 21g Protein; 30g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 29mg Cholesterol; 388mg Sodium.

Cream of Broccoli Soup

I really liked this soup. Perfect on a chilly night.

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Cream of Broccoli Soup

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, butter flavor
1/3 c. sliced leek
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
4 cups chopped broccoli flowerets
1 (32 ounce) carton low-sodium chicken broth
3 oz light cream cheese
1 (12 fluid ounce) can fat-free evaporated milk

Add olive oil to large pot, and cook the leeks over medium heat until soft and translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in salt, pepper, and coriander. Cook the broccoli with the leeks until the broccoli is bright green, about 5 more minutes. Pour in the chicken stock, bring the soup to a boil, cover, then simmer until the broccoli is very tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Add cream cheese and stir until it’s melted into soup. Remove from heat, and mix in the condensed milk. Serve hot.
Yield: 5 servings. Per serving (over 1 cup)= 162 Calories; 8g Fat (35.7% calories from fat); 17g Protein; 15g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 12mg Cholesterol; 330mg Sodium.

Southwest Cornbread

Delicious! Make this cornbread with your favorite southwest soup recipe.

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Southwest Cornbread
8 oz corn muffin mix
1 TB extra virgin olive oil, butter flavor
4 oz diced roasted green chilies
1 egg
1 egg white
1 tsp taco seasoning
8.75 oz can corn, drained
2 oz diced pimientos, undrained

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine all ingredients in medium bowl. Pour in 8×8 pan sprayed with cooking spray. Bake 25 – 30 min. or until golden brown.
Yield: 9 servings. Per serving= 140 Calories; 5g Fat (33.1% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 20g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 21mg Cholesterol; 294mg Sodium.

Sausage & Black Bean Soup

Good soup. There are many things you could do to vary the recipe.

Sausage & Black Bean Soup
16 ounces cooked & drained pork sausage
2 (14.5 oz) cans fat-free chicken broth
15 oz black beans, canned
14 oz hominy, canned
4 oz pimientos
1/4 c. diced onion
dash garlic powder
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp paprika

Combine all ingredients in 3 quart slow cooker. Cook on low 4 to 5 hours or on high for 2 to 2 ½ hours
Yield: 8 servings. Per serving (about 1 cup)= 303 Calories; 19g Fat (53.8% calories from fat); 19g Protein; 17g Carbohydrate; 4g Dietary Fiber; 47mg Cholesterol; 1211mg Sodium.

Refried Bean Soup

A nice easy slow cooker soup.

Refried Bean Chili
8 oz ground beef, 92% fat free
2 TB diced onion
12 oz salsa
12 oz Miller 55 beer
15 oz Ranch-style beans, undrained
1 TB chili powder
2 tsp cumin
1 tsp smoked paprika
1 TB lime juice

Cook ground beef and onion, drain and add to 3 quart slow cooker. Add all remaining ingredients and cook on high 3 to 4 hours or on low 6 to 8 hours.
Yield: 5 servings. Per serving= 203 Calories; 6g Fat (29.5% calories from fat); 14g Protein; 20g Carbohydrate; 6g Dietary Fiber; 28mg Cholesterol; 732mg Sodium