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Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Five 5-Ingredient Soups

Fall is coming and that means soup time!  Fall also means that we're going to be busier than ever.  Which means less time to cook delicious soups.

Fortunately, I found these recipes (and more!) on!  They are all made with 5 ingredients (most of which you probably have in your pantry right now) and can easily be customized to taste.

Beefy Corn and Black Bean Chili

5 Ingredients:
  • Ground round (1 pound)
  • Chili powder blend
  • 1 package frozen seasoned corn and black beans
  • Beef broth (fat-free, less sodium)
  • 1 can seasoned tomato sauce for chili
  • Optional: sour cream, green onions

Prep: 1 minute
Cook: 27 minutes

 Corn and Bacon Chowder

5 Ingredients:
  • Bacon
  • Prechopped celery, onion, and bell pepper mix
  • Low-fat milk
  • 2 packages frozen baby gold and white corn
  • Reduced-fat shredded extra-sharp cheddar cheese

Prep: 2 minutes
Cook: 14 minutes

Sweet Potato, Leek, and Ham Soup

5 Ingredients:
  • Cooked ham (diced)
  • Leek
  • Sweet potato (pre-chopped)
  • Chicken broth (fat-free, less-sodium)
  • Evaporated fat-free milk (1 can)

Prep: 6 minutes
Cook: 28 minutes

 Turkey Sausage-Gnocchi Soup

5 Ingredients:
  • Hot turkey Italian sausage
  • Vacuum-packed gnocchi
  • Beef broth (fat-free, less-sodium)
  • Italian-style stewed tomatoes (1 can)
  • Parmesan cheese

Prep: 1 minute
Cook: 14 minutes

Spicy Poblano and Corn Soup

5 Ingredients:
  • 1 package frozen baby gold and white corn
  • Fat-free milk
  • Poblano chiles (4) or green chiles
  • Onion
  • Reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese

Prep: 3 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes

Don't these all look delicious?!  I am making the Turkey Sausage - Gnocchi soup tonite - reviews to come!

What are your favorite fall soups?


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  1. Can't decided which recipe to try first!

  2. I have a soup recipe that I will post on my blog soon. It's a cheddar potato soup that has a secret ingredient that I will share.......It's awesome and I hope my blog friend make it and love it. (I may do this tomorrow....or HOPEFULLY sometime soon!)

  3. Mmmm yummy!! I'm totally book marking this one for later!! Thanks for sharing!!