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Slow Cooker Chili Soup Was Yummy!

Kathleen, I made your Slow Cooker Chili Soup the other night for dinner.  It
received an immediate promotion to the "Keeper" file!  I followed your
advice and reduce the crumbles (I used Yves brand Smart Ground).  I did have
to make some variations because I hadn't read the recipe properly before I
went to the supermarket (it would help if I learned to read! :) ) so I had
to substitute an extra can of beans and an extra can of tomatoes for two of
the cans of soup.  I adjusted the chili powder for family tastes, and
reduced the amount of water because of the extra liquid my substitutions had
made.  No matter, it was delicious that way and will be even better when I
actually follow the recipe!  Thanks for a good post.

And, since someone always asks for the recipe when we praise one, here is
Kathleen's post:

Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2000 17:07:08 -0600
From: Kathleen <schuller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Slow Cooker Chili Soup
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D.H. thought that this was great.  I thought that it was too meaty and will
reduce the amount of Crumbles next time, to 8 ounces.  I bought the
Minestrone at Whole Foods, and the Chili Hot Beans were on sale at my local
grocery at 3/99 cents yesterday, which helped balance the $1.89 for each
can of soup.


                     *  Exported from  MasterCook  *

                          Slow Cooker Chili Soup

Recipe By     :
Serving Size  : 16   Preparation Time :0:00
Categories    : Beans And Legumes                Soups And Stews
                Vegetables                       Slow Cooker

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------  ------------  --------------------------------
  12      ounces        Harvest Burgers Recipe Crumbles
   1      tablespoon    red wine
   1      large         onion -- chopped
   2      cloves        garlic -- chopped
  16      ounces        Chili Hot Beans (such as Bush's) -- not drained
  45      ounces        Health Valley Minestrone Soup
                        (or other no-salt added Minestrone soup)
  30      ounces        water
  16      ounces        tomatoes with green chilis
   1      tablespoon    chili powder

Heat red wine in small saute pan, add onion and garlic and cook until soft.
 Put all ingredients in a slow cooker and cook on low for four hours, or
high for one hour and low for two hours, until hot and ready to serve.

1 cup serving:  86 calories, .3 g fat, 16 g carbohydrates, 7.2 g protein,
987 mg sodium, 2.7 g fiber.  WW= 2 pts.

Ruth C. Hoffman    ruth.hoffman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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