Cream of Broccoli Soup
Cream of broccoli soup is appealing for its bright green color and hearty, healthful texture. These easy cream of broccoli soup recipes include versions with complements of cheese, chicken, and basil.See Popular Cream of Broccoli Soup Recipes
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Marcia Kiesel's luxuriously creamy soups are the perfect starters for Thanksgiving dinner because they can be made in advance, then reheated and garnished just before serving. Other ideas are Creamy Carrot Soup with Scallions and Poppy Seeds and Creamy Parsnip Soup with Prosciutto.
Purchased pesto seasons this creamy broccoli soup with basil. Serve it with a sandwich or salad for a light meal or as a first-course.
Cream of mushroom soup with herbed ciabatta croutons is worthy of being served at any dinner party.
Knowing how to make a chicken and rice casserole ensures you can always serve up one of the most universally beloved comfort foods. Nearly everyone's grandmother had her own version of this dish, and the beauty of it is that you can fall back on whatever ingredients you happen to have handy, for endless variations. There’s no one "right" recipe.
Although one-pot meals have been around for decades, learning how to make broccoli casserole will provide you with one of the most familiar American versions to date.
Eye-catching, delicious and nutritious, learn how to make broccoli soup for a simple and wholesome weeknight meal. The soup is light enough to be a first course for a larger meal, but can easily be a main course on it's own with some bread and a salad.
There's no doubt broccoli is good for you--it's loaded with fiber, vitamin C, and other cancer-fighting compounds. And it's delicious all by itself, either steamed with a little bit of sweet-cream butter or roasted with a drizzle of olive oil. But don't get stuck in a broccoli rut!
Knowing how to make tomato soup is one of those skills every home cook should have -- canned tomato soup don't hold a candle to the flavor and texture of homemade, and it's ridiculously simple to make. The reason this recipe is extra easy is because it uses canned tomatoes, so there's no fretting over what type of tomato to use, or whether the tomatoes are at peak ripeness (in fact, canned tomatoes often have better flavor than what you'll find in the produce section during much of the year).
When you have leftover rice, you have another great meal in the making. You're already halfway to creating a casserole, a tasty soup, or a light salad. If you have just a little bit of rice, add it to tomato soup you're serving the kids, or mix it with some cooked chicken and broccoli, sprinkle it with a little cheese, and microwave it for a chicken-divan-like lunch treat.
Most home cooks, at least those who cook for a family with some regularity, know how to bake pork chops and have a few go-to recipes they enjoy. There's room in every recipe box, though, for another easy method for how to bake pork chops. Try this one and it might just become a family favorite.
When you are in the mood for a warm comfort food on a fall day soup is at the top of the list. This potato soup recipe is a perfect fit and a healthier choice since it replaces cream with fat free milk.
Yeah, we know -- you're probably not going to get away with serving up just baked potatoes for dinner, no matter how much sour cream you slather on them. But load those baked potatoes up with a mix of ground beef, broccoli and plenty of cheese (oh, yeah, and sour cream), and you've got a hearty dinner all neatly contained in a handy little packet. Stick with the recipe here if you want to keep your potatoes on the better-for-you side (with so much flavor going on, it's not likely they'll notice, say, the reduced-fat sour cream).
Don't reach for the can--it's time to learn how to make creamed corn from scratch. Homemade delivers a fresher flavor, plus you can add your own personal touches.
One thing we like on a hot and steamy night is an easy to make, filling but not too heavy chilled soup. Like this carrot soup with light sour cream and reduced-sodium chicken broth. And a pound of carrots, hopefully fresh from your local farmstand.
For a vibrant and vivacious side dish with unmatched natural sweetness, you should know how to cook beets. This often overlooked vegetable comes in several varieties, including red ruby and golden, which you can use interchangeably or combine in a single dish.