Minestrone soup is perfect for any cold night in the winter. It’s one of my family’s go-to comfort foods. It is loaded with vegetables and is good for you, too. This recipe is easy to make in a crock pot and will keep you full for hours.
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Thanksgiving is fast approaching and I am starting to plan and prepare my menu for my family. These Slow Cooker Glazed Carrots are a simple side dish that does not require you to take up much needed space in your oven for the turkey. You just use a crock pot. So give them a try for Thanksgiving and I have no doubt that your family will love them, too.
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This recipe is one of the easiest soup recipes you’ll ever make in a crock pot. It is a crowd-pleaser and is wonderful left over too. On a cold winters day this will surely warm you right up.
- 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 (15 oz.) can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 (14.5 oz.) can petite diced tomatoes, drained
- 1 (15.25 oz.) can of corn, drained
- 2 (14 oz.) cans chicken broth
- 1 (1 oz.) packet taco seasoning
- 1 Tablespoon cornstarch + 2 Tablespoons water
- 1/2 pound lean ground beef (if you prefer to go meatless you do not have to add ground beef)
- Add all beans, tomatoes, corn, chicken broth and taco seasoning to a large crock pot. Stir to combine. Cook on low heat for 4 hours.
- Mix together the cornstarch and water to create a slurry. Add to the soup in crock pot and stir. This will help thicken the soup.
- Brown the ground beef in a large skillet until thoroughly cooked. Drain grease. Add beef to crock pot and stir together.
- Serve soup warm with shredded cheese, tortilla strips and sour cream.
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