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end of the month soup

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Sandra Allen
Portland, OR

You often have to be creative to stretch the food budget these days. I made this soup from just 9 "things" but 18 ingredients!! Now that is twice the value for half the work!!

★★★★★ 1
serves 6-8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 6 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For end of the month soup

  • 1 pkg
    frozen southwestern veggies
  • 1/2 pkg
    frozen lima beans
  • 1 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    uncooked split peas
  • 1 can
    water chestnuts
  • 2 lb
    cubed spuds
  • 6
    bell pepper tomatoes
  • 1 lb
    chicken (optional)
  • 2 dash
    salt and pepper, garlic powder and steak seasoning
  • 1/4 c
    bbq sauce

How To Make end of the month soup

  • 1
    Southwest veggies are black beans, onions, corn, red and green peppers. I used a whole bag and a half bag frozen lima beans.
  • 2
    Add spuds, rice, chestnuts, peas, seasonings, tomatoes, and sauce. Add the chicken if you have it and cover with water. Cover and bring to boil.
  • 3
    Once it's boiling, turn to low and let cook all day. Stir if you can once in a while then wait for the house to be filled with wondrous aromas!!