Tag: canned tomatoes

Slow Cooker Beef Chili

Crock of chili topped with cheese and sour cream in front of a slice of cornbread.

This chili is the perfect fall or winter recipe and packs a huge flavor punch from chipotle peppers in adobo, mild green chiles, and seasonings. Bonus: it’s easy to make in the slow cooker!

Quick Tomato Soup

Bowl of tomato soup with croutons

A quick and easy homemade classic that can be made entirely with ingredients from your pantry. Unlike its canned counterpart, it has way less sodium and no added sugars. I’ve finally jumped on the “What can I make entirely from my pantry during COVID-19 isolation?” bandwagon. I’ll still continue posting normal recipes, but you’ve probably

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Pulled Pork Tortilla Soup {Slow Cooker or Stovetop}

Pulled pork tortilla soup in a bowl

A hearty, smoky, mildly spicy soup that can be made in the slow cooker or on the stovetop in a dutch oven or large pot. A great way to use leftover pulled pork!

Semi-Homemade Slow Cooker Tomato Sauce

Tomato sauce in jar

I was making meatball sliders to bring to a potluck last weekend. It would have been easy to grab a jar of sauce, but I didn’t have time to run to the store. I tossed this together in the crock pot before cooking the meatballs. This sauce is tasty and easy to make – perfect

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Pasta with Easy Homemade Creamy Tomato Sauce

Pasta with Easy Homemade Creamy Tomato Sauce

I needed something quick and easy to make for dinner the other night. I’d just been to Lidl, and I got a pack of tricolor fusilli pugliesi, which I really wanted to use. This recipe would be good with pretty much any type of pasta, though. This is definitely coming to work with me for

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Southwestern Pasta Salad

Southwestern Pasta Salad

My horseback riding club has a monthly meeting and themed potluck. This month’s potluck theme was salad. The meetings are on Friday evenings, so anything I bring to the potluck needs to be something that I can either make the night before or is quick and easy to make after work. Also, because it’s Lent,

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Sirloin Chili (Dutch Oven or Slow Cooker)

Sirloin chili

This chili was perfect for the snow day we had here a couple of weeks ago. I let it simmer on the stove for several hours, but it could also be done in a slow cooker. The beef was super tender, and the chili had a lot of flavor. I’ve included instructions for either method below.

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Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Yesterday was a bit of a surprise snow day. It was supposed to snow a little bit, but not all day long. I took half the day off to work on some projects around the house, so I knew I wouldn’t want to spend a lot of time making dinner at the end of the

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Slow Cooker Creamy Tomato & Tortellini Soup

creamy tomato & tortellini soup

I tried to make a tortellini soup in the slow cooker a few years ago after seeing it on one of those Facebook videos. The recipe called for cream cheese, which never really did anything but become a chunky mess. It was definitely a fail. I’ve wanted to make my own version (that would actually

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No-Name Southwestern/Tex-Mex Dip That Does Not Photograph Well

One of the struggles of being a food blogger is having to get good photos of the things I make. Nobody is going to want to try a recipe if the dish looks gross in the photos! Sometimes, though, I either forget to take a picture, or even worse, something is horribly un-photogenic. I had

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