Category Archives: Meat Soups

Manitoba Ham and Bean Soup

By | June 4, 2015

A recent trip to Whiteshell Provincial Park, in eastern Manitoba, was the inspiration behind a very tasty, rib-sticking ham and bean soup. Journeying through this immense park of more than 2,700 square kilometers was just the ticket to kick-start ideas for a new recipe twist on an old favorite soup. An abundance of fresh air was just the… Read More »

Beef Biryani Soup

By | May 19, 2015

Biryani is a classic Indian dish of rice and meat lavished with spices that is often served on festive occasions. When you taste it, you’ll understand why. Made Tender with Yogurt Imagine stew beef; velvety, in a coating of yogurt. Yogurt is a much-used marinade for Indian cooking. It is a fantastic tenderizer and works great to coat… Read More »

Mashed Potato Ham and Cheese Soup

By | April 30, 2015

Ever wonder what to do with a pile of leftover mashed potatoes? Make soup, of course! This Mashed Potato Ham and Cheese Soup is a very easy recipe to use up the stragglers in the refrigerator, including ham, cheese and corn. And it’s very versatile, too. If you don’t have ham, substitute chicken or bacon. The corn could… Read More »

Sloppy Joe Soup

By | April 21, 2015

In my opinion, almost any recipe can be transformed into soup, often with just a simple tweak or two. For Sloppy Joe Soup, I take an old favorite and replace the bun with broth for a hearty bowlful of sloppy goodness. It couldn’t be easier! Sloppy Joe Soup   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 20 mins… Read More »

Old World Cabbage and Kielbasa Soup

By | March 19, 2015

On St. Patrick’s Day 2015, I made this Cabbage and Kielbasa Soup to be served at Rich Cuisine’s Wednesday Bakery in Superior, Wisconsin. I wanted the soup to speak of the flavors of Ireland and complement the featured bread of the day, a hearty Polish Dill bread. So, with cabbage, kielbasa and caraway in hand I went to… Read More »

Greek Meatball Lemon Rice Soup

By | March 17, 2015

Lemony soups are very popular in Greece, where a basic broth is often padded with orzo or rice along with lemon juice to make a fresh-tasting soup with a citrus tang. Pieces of cooked chicken are a common protein add-on, but I wanted to do something a little different. For this Greek-influenced soup, I use a package of… Read More »

Hungarian Goulash Soup

By | March 6, 2015

Hungarian goulash is one of that country’s best-known and loved dishes and one we generally think of as a stew, but originally goulash was closer to a soup than a stew and this Goulash Soup Recipe version reflects those origins. Stew meets soup in this rich Goulash Soup full of the flavors of Hungary. Hungarian Goulash Soup  … Read More »

Romanian Bean Soup with Bacon and Dill

By | February 12, 2015

This Romanian Bean with Bacon Soup and Dill brings together components from several different Romanian Bean Soup Recipes into a hearty and creamy dish that tastes familiar yet slightly exotic. Many Romanian dishes feature a sour component, and this soup is no exception with sour cream and vinegar used to sharpen the flavors and a bit of fresh dill… Read More »

Dirty Rice Soup with Chicken Gizzards

By | February 3, 2015

This Louisiana-inspired soup brings together the tastes and textures of two classic Cajun dishes – Dirty Rice and Red Beans and Rice – and combines them into a delicious and hearty soup. Using a pre-packaged dirty rice mix makes this a fairly easy dish to prepare, as you can let the rice cook directly in the soup. Most… Read More »

Easy Turkey Noodle Soup

By | January 28, 2015

I went to the grocery last weekend and purchased some rotisserie-roasted turkey breast at the deli. The turkey was cut in 1/4-inch-thick slices and looked like the perfect mate for some bread loaded up with my favorite fixings. After bringing it home, I couldn’t wait to make a turkey sandwich. I opened the refrigerator and grabbed everything I… Read More »