A. Brooks Construction Kanga Roof Tips & Talk: Soup’s On!
The weather is getting colder, and you’re looking for creative ways to feed your family. Winter is a time for warmer entrees, and nothing is warmer than a nice bowl of homemade soup. We love finding new recipes on Pinterest, and here are soup recipes your family will love.
Cookingclassy.com’s Chicken Tortilla Soup is a great recipe you need to try. You need 1 tbsp of canola oil, 1 1/2 cups of chopped yellow onion, 1 tbsp of finely minced garlic, 1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped, 1 (32 oz) carton of low-sodium chicken broth, 1 tsp of each chili powder, cumin, and paprika, salt and freshly ground black pepper, 1 1/4 lbs of boneless skinless chicken breasts, 1 (15 oz) can of diced tomatoes with green chilies, 1 1/3 cups of milk, 1/3 cup of masa harina, 1 (15 oz) can of black beans, drained and rinsed, 1 (15 oz) can of pinto beans, drained and rinsed, 1 cup of frozen corn, 2/3 cups of heavy cream, and 1/4 cup of sour cream.
Heat your canola oil in a large pot on medium heat, and add your onion and jalapeño when hot. After 3 minutes, add your garlic, chicken broth, chili powder, cumin, paprika and season with salt and pepper to taste. Add your chicken breasts and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium, cover pot and boil until your chicken for about 15 minutes.
Remove your chicken, and add diced tomatoes with green chilies to the pot. Then, whisk together milk and masa harina in a separate container until it’s blended. Pour the mixture into the pot and cook until it boils and thickens. Dice your chicken and put it back into the pot. Add black beans, pinto beans and corn. Stir in the cream and sour cream, and cook until heated through. Serve warm topped with cheese, sour cream, avocados, cilantro, limes and tortilla chips!
The Budget Savvy Diva has a great recipe for baked potato soup that will warm up everyone in your family! You need six slices of bacon cooked and crushed, 1 cup of butter, ½ cups of flour, 8 cups of milk, 1 teaspoon of pepper, ½ tsp of garlic powder, ½ tsp of salt, 4 peeled and cut potatoes, ½ cup of diced green onions, 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese, and ½ cup of sour cream. In a large stock pot, melt your butter and add the flour. Stir and add the milk, potatoes, and half of your green onions. Bring the mixture to a boil, lower the heat and let the soup cook for 20 minutes. Add your cheese and seasoning and cook for another 20 minutes. Add your bacon and sour cream, cook for 5 more minutes—and serve!
While you’re busy taking care of your family’s appetites—let us take care of your roof. It’s important to have a sturdy roof during these winter months, so give us a call today so we can make sure your home is safe. Call us at A. Brooks Construction Kanga Roof at 215.752.6145, and we’ll be right over to take a look at your home. Make sure you save some soup for us!