Putting a bit of a twist to the taste of a comfort food – ‘Potato & Broccoli Soup’
Are you one that loves to wind down with comfort food like a good soup with crackers?
Once again, Papa Bill brings you a recipe that is a perfect fit for those with a need for a low or no-salt diet, while also giving you some quality comfort and yumyum time with soup and crackers.
Let’s get to cookin’.
POTATO & BROCCOLI SOUP
10 lbs. peeled & chopped potatoes
1 pkg. frozen broccoli bits
1 can cream of celery soup
4 medium chopped carrots
1 ½ tsp. onion powder
1 tablespoon Mrs. Dash Italian Medley Seasoning Blend
1 quart of 1% milk
1/3 cup wheat flour
½ stick of margarine
2 tablespoons bacon bits
In a large pot add chopped potatoes, broccoli bits, cream of celery soup, chopped carrots, onion powder and Mrs. Dash Italian Medley Seasoning Blend.
Start pot simmering
Add quart of 1% milk
Add 1/3 cup wheat flour (to help thicken the soup)
Add water as necessary or until all ingredients are well covered
Bring to boil, then return to medium for 40 minutes
Check potatoes, if not done turn down to simmer for another 15-20 minutes
5-10 minutes before serving add ½ stick of margarine and 2 tablespoons of bacon bits
Top with a sprinkle of parsley and serve with homemade bread, garlic bread or just crackers.
What better way to relax or wind down than with ‘Potato & Broccoli Soup’.
Enjoy watching the smiles, while listening to hear those “yea, this is good eating”.
As the fancy cooks would say – – Bon Appetite!
Until we cook again – Keep the Kitchen Busy, Family Fed and Yourself Cared For!!
Prayers, blessings and happy tummies to all – – the cook in charge, Papa Bill
(Copyright@2017, CrossDove Writer)
(Recipe is Papa Bill’s adaption of various recipes from his personal collection of cookbooks and recipes.)