Category: Soups and Stews

Hearty Beef Stew

Hearty Beef Stew

Well as you have probably guessed by my latest recipes, I am so behind in my Christmas baking! There are never enough hours in the day. How do you find the  time to get yours done? Hearty Beef Stew         Coat beef […]

Hot And Hearty Bowl Of Meatball Bean Soup

Hot And Hearty Bowl Of Meatball Bean Soup

Meatball And Bean Soup Fall is almost here. The trees are starting to turn colours and it is starting to get chilly at night. Time to get all cozy & curled up in front of the fireplace with a good book and a hot cup […]

Potato and Cauliflower Soup

Potato and Cauliflower Soup

Potato Cauliflower Soup

INGREDIENTS

1 tablespoon olive oil

 250 g  bacon, finely chopped

 

 3 garlic cloves, crushed

 

 2 leeks, halved, washed, thinly sliced

 

 1/4 cauliflower, trimmed, cut into small florets

 

 2 cups potatoes , peeled, diced

 

 6 cups chicken stock
1/4 cup light thickened cream

 

 Toasted wholegrain bread, to serve

METHOD

  • Step 1
    Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add bacon. Cook, stirring often, for 3 minutes or until crisp. Remove to a plate lined with paper towel.
  • Step 2
    Add remaining 2 teaspoons oil, garlic and leek to pan. Cook, stirring often, over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add cauliflower, potato and stock. Partially cover. Increase heat to medium-high and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 25 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in half the bacon.
  • Step 3
    Blend soup, in batches, until smooth. Return to saucepan over low heat. Stir in cream. Heat, without boiling, until hot. Ladle into bowls. Top with remaining bacon. Sprinkle with pepper. Serve with toast.

 

Kickin Chicken Stew with Dumplings

Kickin Chicken Stew with Dumplings

  Print Chicken Stew with Dumplings Prep Time 2 hrs Cook Time 6 hrs Total Time 8 hrs   On Tuesdays, I like to prepare meals that I can easily turn into another meal for Wedneday’s dinners. My mother always taught me to NEVER waste […]

Easy Beef Stew Recipe

Easy Beef Stew Recipe

Easy Beef Stew Recipe I love making beef stew. I make a fresh loaf of bread with it on the night we have it, then the next night I make meat pies with the leftovers. TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 6 hours MAKES: 5 […]