Four “Accidentally Vegan” Soups

These four vegan soups are not new to Patty Cake’s Pantry.    Just as I did for the Vegan Entrees, I looked through my site to see if there were any vegan soups already in my culinary arsenal.  Until this month, I never set out with the intention of writing a vegan recipe,  but as I reviewed my recipes, I found that I had accidentally created four soup recipes that were vegan.  I was very happy to make this discovery.  Soups make a great, and filling lunch.  They can be packed in thermoses and sent to school, or they can be […]

Chipotle Taco Bean Soup topped wtih sliced green onions

Soup in Autumn–Five Favorites

Autumn has finally arrived, and as the weather grows cooler, I often find myself longing for a warm bowl of hearty soup.  I strongly suspect that I am not alone in this desire,  so I have collected 5 of my favorite soup recipes to share with my readers in today’s post. Chicken Tortilla Soup This soup is one of my favorites, and I love the layer of tortilla chips and cheese that cover the top of the rich broth filled with vegetables and chicken.  It’s a very satisfying soup on a cool autumn day. Tomato Soup with Lentils Tomato soup […]

Tomato Soup with Lentils

Tomato Soup with Lentils

I have previously posted about how I am becoming better acquainted with lentils.   Since they pack such a nutritional punch, I decided to try adding them to a tomato soup recipe.  My hope was that the resulting soup would pass muster not only in my household, but also with some of my friend’s children. My first attempt at this soup was served “rustic style”.  I cooked the lentils with the vegetables and served it up with all of them intact.  My daughter complained that when I told her I was making a tomato soup, she pictured something without chunks.  I […]