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Bacon and Kale Soup

Bacon and Kale Soup

Who does not like an easy, flavorful and comforting meal, especially something like this Bacon and Kale Soup? I make this bacon and kale soup pretty often. Sometimes I add bacon and sausage, and sometimes just sausage. However, this soup is really amazing even when…

Beef and Vegetable Soup

Beef and Vegetable Soup

Hi there, How is your January going? Mine started well… mostly working out and detoxing. Now, since 7 days detox is over, I am still trying to eat healthier and exercise daily, that mean less bread, pasta and sweets as well as meat, and more veggies…

Cannellini Beans and Spinach Chicken Noodle Soup

Cannellini Beans and Spinach Chicken Noodle Soup

Cannellini Beans and Spinach Chicken Noodle Soup

Cannellini Beans and Spinach Chicken Noodle Soup is so comforting and easy especially because of my little shortcut. You see, I used Progresso Light chicken noodle soup in the mixture and I loved it.

It is delicious with top-quality ingredients, all-white chicken meat, and antibiotic-free Progresso Light chicken noodle soup that I jazzed up a bit.

When I say jazzed up, I mean I added beans and fresh spinach to make this soup even more heavenly.

The other night I went to Walmart to grab a few things along with Progresso Light Chicken Noodles Soup to have when I need quick, healthy lunch or dinner choice and obviously, a bit of comfort.

Cannellini Beans and Spinach Chicken Noodle Soup

Like most people on this planet we want to be fit and in shape, right?!

So eating this hearty, delicious soup with great quality ingredients will definitely help me get to my goal sooner without starving myself.

I love Progresso soup and there are a variety of delightful and healthy choices. However, chicken noodle soup holds a special place in my heart.

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Why you might ask? I have grown up eating chicken noodle soup before supper practically each and every day.

That was an absolute necessity, no questions asked. On top of it, it is really super good for you.

Cannellini Beans and Spinach Chicken Noodle Soup

I think it’s just amazing to get childhood memories and transfer them onto your own kids. Making a tradition and memories for them as well.

This is one of my favorite recipes to change this delectable soup into something other than what’s expected. It is already delightful.

However, including spinach and beans, make this soup considerably more hearty.

You may include, of course, chickpeas (garbanzo beans), different sorts of beans or vegetables, yet I gotta tell ya’ this soup is really great all alone as well.

If you make my Cannellini Beans and Spinach Chicken Noodle Soup, please tag me on Instagram. @sandraseasycooking

Happy Cooking!!!

Cannellini Beans and Spinach Chicken Noodle Soup
Yield: Serves 6

Cannellini Beans and Spinach Chicken Noodle Soup

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Tasty and easy chicken noodle soup

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 cup chicken breast, cooked and chopped (rotisserie chicken could be used too)
  • Pinch of Salt, or to taste
  • Pinch of ground black pepper
  • 2 cups fresh Organic Baby Spinach
  • 1 can Cannellini beans rinsed
  • 2 cans Progresso Light Chicken Noodle Soup

Instructions

  1. Boil water and add a pinch of salt, just to taste. NOTE: Progresso Soup is fully seasoned so you just need to season the water before adding spinach and beans.
  2. Add spinach and cook for 2-3 minutes, then mix in drained and rinsed Cannellini beans.
  3. Pour in the pot 2 cans of Progresso Light Chicken Noodle Soup and heat it through on medium-high temperature.

Notes

You may pre-cook chicken breast or use chicken leftover. Other vegetables are welcome as well.

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Homemade Drop Dumplings, Chicken Soup

Homemade Drop Dumplings, Chicken Soup

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Beef Goulash Stew

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TOP 10 Soup Recipes

TOP 10 Soup Recipes

Top 10 Soups Roundup

Is there anything better than when it’s cold outside, raining or snowing, to spend a day in PJ, catching up on your favorite show/or a book and slurping on some delicious, hot and comforting soup?

To be honest with you, that’s like the BEST day ever for me. I gathered TOP 10 soups from my blog that I call comfort in a bowl.

Easily made, yet it makes you warm and cozy. It’s perfect, especially in the Fall and Winter time. I hope y’all make it and enjoy these soup recipes as much as my family and I do.

CREAM OF MUSHROOM SOUP
CREAM OF MUSHROOM SOUP
KIMCHI JJIGAE
KIMCHI JJIGAE
VEGETARIAN KALE SOUP
ROASTED TOMATO SOUP
ROASTED TOMATO SOUP
BAKED POTATO SOUP
BAKED POTATO SOUP
KOREAN OXTAIL SOUP Kkori (kkoli) Gomtang 꼬리곰탕
KOREAN OXTAIL SOUP Kkori (kkoli) Gomtang 꼬리곰탕
BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP
BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP
SPICY GOURMET KIMCHI RAMYUN
SPICY GOURMET KIMCHI RAMYUN
CABBAGE & BARLEY RICE SOUP
CABBAGE & BARLEY RICE SOUP
LEEK, POTATO AND MUSHROOM SOUP
LEEK, POTATO AND MUSHROOM SOUP
Leek, Potato and Mushroom Soup

Leek, Potato and Mushroom Soup

When I was sharing potato-mushroom soup across my social media, I didn’t add leek, and I thought how awesome would it be if I add it to the mix?! Oh, boy… I was so glad that I did. It gave me tons of flavor and it was phenomenal altogether.

Baked Potato Soup

Baked Potato Soup

My daughter, Anna, and I love Baked Potato Soup. We pretty much love any soup but ever so often we crave this one or mushroom soup the most. I mean what not to like, right?! It is pure comfort in every spoonful that you take.…

Cabbage and Barley Rice Soup

Cabbage and Barley Rice Soup

Cabbage and Barley Rice Soup

Even though I did not have cabbage in my garden to make Cabbage and Barley Rice Soup I was still so excited that my garden produced beautiful veggies.

Still, it was fantastic to pick some fresh produce and cook with it for my family.

Those green monsters, as well as bunnies and birds, ate a lot of it.

I guess that’s okay, next time I will be more prepared as this was my first real-real garden.

Most of the ingredients that you see in the pictures are either from our garden or organic. By the way, those yummy red tomatoes are from my neighbour.

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They have the sweetest and juiciest tomatoes ever, so he always brings us during summertime. Don’t I have the best neighbour?

I just wish mine turn out like that. Seriously, they are so good that I eat them like an apple.

I really hope you give this simple soup a try because it is delicious, but I understand that it is not everybody’s cup of tea.

Cabbage and Barley Rice Soup

I need something spicy with it for example to give more heat and flavour, my daughter loves it with onions and boys to dip bread in and eat it with pickles.

If you are a cabbage lover, this soup is for you, plus it is very healthy and light.

On the other hand, you CAN add bacon, smoked sausage/meat in it to give you that smoky flavour.

We love it like that too, and it is not bad at all however since we try to have sometimes clean meals, I omitted bacon or any meat.

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So it is truly very healthy soup. However, you may add any meat that you wish. These few days have been a little colder than usual.

Actually, it’s very unusual to have a temp in 70’s F in mid of July so comforting soup is just what we needed.

Recipe
Cabbage and Barley Rice Soup Step by Step instructions

Now, if you don’t like barley rice, you can add few cubed potatoes, brown rice, lentils or rice, but we love barley so that’s why I am adding it most often.

If you get inspired and make Cabbage and Barley Rice Soup, please tag me on Instagram. @sandraseasycooking with hashtag #sandraseasycooking. Thank you!

Recipe
Yield: Serves 4

Cabbage and Barley Rice Soup

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour

Yummy and easy Cabbage and Barley Rice Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. Olive oil
  • 1/2 Onion chopped (any onion will do)
  • 2 medium carrots sliced
  • 1 celery rib chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 2 lb Cabbage Head sliced
  • 2 cups of Beef broth/vegetable or chicken
  • 2 cups Water
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1 {Beef} Bouillon Cube
  • 1 tsp. Red Hot Chili Pepper Flakes Korean gochugaru
  • 1 cup Barley Rice
  • 1 dried Bay Leaf

Instructions

  1. In a large pot add oil and saute chopped onion for few minutes, then add carrots, celery, and garlic. Saute all together for additional few minutes.
  2. Add Sliced Cabbage, and pour broth and water, stir.
  3. Add seasonings; salt, pepper, bouillon cube, chili pepper flakes.
  4. Put in Barley Rice and stir well.
  5. Cover and let it cook for 20 minutes under the lid, then stir again and place lid halfway open.
  6. Let it cook until barley rice is completely cooked. It will still be chewy but after 45 minutes should be completely cooked. Serve hot!

Notes

This soup can be stored in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 5 days. You can add more vegetables, such as peppers, peas, green beans, potatoes etc. OR instead of rice, you can add lentils.

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Spicy Gourmet Kimchi Ramyun

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