Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup – The Ultimate Pantry Meal

bowl of red soup

Pantry meals are great to have on hand for those nights where things don’t go according to plan. You forgot to defrost the meat, you ran out of a key ingredient, your in-laws popped in for dinner. Also, there’s the whole “I don’t feel like cooking or eating what I planned excuse, that pantry meals accommodate quite well. You can make this soup quickly, with a few basic pantry ingredients.

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Minestrone soup and more favorites

We had our first snowfall in Winnipeg in early October and even though I’ve been making soups weekly since September, this snowfall really inspired me to have some solid soup recipes on deck for the winter.

A few weeks ago, I shared my super easy Slow Cooker Italian Sausage and White Bean Soup. It’s a favorite because it’s salty, has a variety of textures and it’s EASY! This Minestrone soup checks all those boxes too!

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Freezer-friendly Slow Cooker Green Turkey Chili

Make-ahead and freezer-friendly

As I mentioned in Five things you could make for supper every week, soups are an easy weeknight meal, especially if you can make them in the slow cooker.   I love this green chili (which I qualify as a soup) because it`s make-ahead, it uses mostly pantry ingredients from my list of  55 Ingredients to have on hand at all times, and Simple Slow Cooker Vegetable Broth, it`s a great summer soup AND you can freeze the leftovers for lunches or another meal. Continue reading