Tuesday, October 02, 2007

More soup recipes

Hey everyone!

I wanted to share a few more comfort food recipes with ya'll. I am getting much more in the mood for cooking and baking. We had such a hot summer that I just got totally turned off from doing much of that.

This Potato soup recipe is TO DIE FOR... I just love it and I plan on making it this weekend, I can't wait!

Baked Potato Soup

2.5 lbs potatoes
3 stalks of celery diced
1 Qt. milk
1 Qt. water
1 tsp. water
1 tsp. black pepper
3/4 c. flour
1/4 c. chopped parsley
1/2 lb. bacon cooked and diced
1 jumbo yellow onion diced
1/4 c. chicken stock
1 tsp. salt (opt.)
1 1/2 sticks butter
1 c. whipping cream

*Potatoes- cut into small bite size pieces, cook 10 min. and drain.
*Saute- bacon,celery, onions on medium heat, drain.
* Add- milk,water, chicken base,and salt and pepper to bacon mixture on medium heat, don't boil.
*Seperate pan- melt butter, add flour slowly. Constantly stirring until all is dissolved.add- butter/flour to above mixture
*Stir and heat until bubbly, keep stirring for 1 min. It Should become thick and creamy
* Add potatoes and cream, heat through.
* Toppings for soup- Bacon, Colby or any cheese, sour cream- these are optional... but sooo good on the top !!!!

Chicken and Dressing Casserole

Preheat oven- 350 degrees

2 sm. boxes Stove Top dressing
1 can each of Cream of celery, cream of mushroom and cream of chicken
1-2c. shredded cheddar cheese
1-2c. crushed Ritz crackers
1 stick of butter, melted
5 chicken breasts cooked and diced

Prepare dressing as directed on box. Place in the bottom 9x13 pan. Over this,
put the chicken pieces. Combine all soups and spread over the top of chicken.
Sprinkle cheese over, the Ritz crumbs. Pour butter over all. Cover with foil and bake
at 350 degrees for 1 hour 30 minutes or until bubbly. Take foil off and bake 10 minutes longer to get the crackers crispy.

Let me know if you try these !!!

God Bless!


Theresa Tyree said...

I shouldn't be reading things like this so close to lunch time! I know I'll make a pig of myself now!!

Yum yum! Can't wait to try these out too!! You're such a great mom!

Amber said...

this sounds so yummy!!! TFS- i'll def. be giving this one a try! thanks girl! :)