Double the water! You can't tell the difference...I think it tastes better. I cook mine with sausage usually (yeah I know...adding sodium right back in). But I double or nearly double the water from 8 cups to 14 cups or more. I also like to add extra noodles and a can of diced tomatoes or corn or beans or whatever extra good thing I have in the freezer or on the shelf. Bonus: it stretches even further in addition to hopefully lowering the sodium per serving. Just passing on. I'm sure there are healthier soups out there but like I said...this is my lazy day meal.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Whip It Up Wednesday: Minestrone Fix-Up
I am being lazy. I even made something new for my Whip It Up Wednesday. It was even a hit with everyone (my father-in-law had three servings!). But it can wait. Today was rainy and cool. What a relief after all the heat. So I made minestrone soup. The lazy way too...go figure. I like Bear Creek soups for quick meals on cold (or cool) days. But the sodium in them kills me (literally and figuratively I'm sure). My solution: