Friday, August 12, 2022

Christian news in Birmingham. AL

‘Lifemark,’ the Kendricks’ latest...

Editor’s note: This monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” spotlights five family-friendly entertainment choices...

Max McLean re-tells C.S....

You may not know Max McLean’s face, but you may know his rich,...

Jeremy Camp doesn’t write...

For 20 years, Jeremy Camp’s life has been one of touring and writing...

Minno is the new...

I deleted Disney Plus from my television the other day -- much to...
HomeFoodrecipesCorn and Cauliflower Soup

Corn and Cauliflower Soup

Potato soup is a recipe I remember my mom making often. I’m sure it was one of those things that was cheap and could expand to feed a lot of people. We always ate it with saltines crunched up in it, but now my family takes it to a new level with the addition of corn and cauliflower. I use the cauliflower in place of some of the potatoes, bulking it up with zero Smart Points (Weight Watchers) ingredients to give a satisfying bowl of soup with lower Smart Points impact. For those of you who are not WWs, don’t worry. This recipe is delicious and sure to please the whole family. Serve it with a bit of cheddar cheese, a few bacon crumbles, and some sliced green onions.

Corn and Cauliflower Chowder

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon celery seed
  • 1½ pound potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2-3 cups cauliflower florets, cut about the same size as potato cubes
  • 4 cups chicken broth or water
  • 1 15.5-ounce can sweet corn or 1 ½ cups frozen
  • 1 12-ounce can evaporated milk, I use fat-free
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Salt and pepper, to your liking

Toppings: use your imagination

  • Bacon Bits
  • Green onions
  • Cheddar cheese
  • French-fried onions
  • Sour cream
  • Crackers
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Heat oil in soup pot.
  2. Add onions and celery. Sauté until soft.
  3. Add celery seed. Cook one minute.
  4. Add potatoes, cauliflower, and stock. Bring to simmer and cook for 30 minutes or until vegetables are soft.
  5. Use a potato masher to partially break up potatoes and cauliflower. This is a preference thing. You choose the amount. I like my soup semi-chunky.
  6. Add corn and heat through.
  7. Whisk flour into evaporated milk until smooth. Add to soup mixture and heat until thickened. Do not boil.

Note: This recipe is a great place to start but you can change the ingredients to meet your taste needs. For instance, replace evaporated milk with half and half or cream. Add other vegetables or seasonings. I’m thinking about adding a little chopped red bell pepper next time or even some cooked chicken. Fish or clams could work as well. Let me know what you try.

WW Smart Points 5 per 1½ cups

What keeps me motivated is not the food itself but the bonds and memories food represents.

Michael Chiarello

- A word from our sponsors -

spot_img

Most Popular

Subscribe to our newsletter

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More from Author

Eleven Herbs and Spices Oven-Fried Chicken Tenders

Rather than pop over to a drive-thru near you for a taste of southern deep fry, try this slimmed version of oven fried chicken. It has all the flavor but is light on the calories.

Cinnamon-Streusel Coffeecake

Cinnamon and Butter? Yes, Please. Oh, yum! Some dear friends of ours introduced us to Carolyn’s Café in Redlands, California. Even though it was nearly lunchtime, I opted for breakfast. The reason? Carolyn’s famous coffee cake.

Balsamic Apple Pork Tenderloin

I have a new gadget in my kitchen. Well, maybe not exactly new. I purchased a countertop pressure cooker last year. I stared at it quite a while before I actually put it to use. The delay probably resulted from my upbringing as a child.

Smokey Pork and Beans Chili

I don’t always know in the morning what I’ll be in...

- A word from our sponsors -

spot_img

Gospel Reaches 100 Million People Thru Billy Graham Online Ministry

Over 100 million people worldwide have encountered the Gospel through the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's (BGEA) internet evangelism ministry called Search for Jesus.

5 Organizations in FL Honored as Certified Best Christian Workplaces

Five organizations in Florida were named as Certified Best Christian Workplaces in the first half of 2022.

‘Lifemark,’ the Kendricks’ latest movie, perfectly captures the emotions of adoption 

Editor’s note: This monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” spotlights five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVDs, streaming or television. Filmmakers Alex and Stephen Kendrick are known for movies that convict your heart, tug at your emotions and point you toward a major biblical truth. Courageous (2011) urged fathers to...

Christians Denounce Greene’s Call for Christian Nationalism

Thousands of Christians in the US signed a petition denouncing a lawmaker's call for Christian nationalism.

Want to Live Longer?

A study reported by The Washington Post notes people with the highest level of optimism live between 11 and 15 percent longer than those with a less optimistic perspective.

Christian Groups Condemn Same-Sex Marriage Bill

More than 80 Christian groups in the US condemned the bill legalizing same-sex marriage. In a letter signed by 83 faith-based groups, it called the Senate to oppose the said bill which they claim is an attack on people of faith.

Ukrainian Kids Attend Bible Camps in Hungary

Ukrainian refugee children have enjoyed Bible camp despite being away from their homeland.

Bible Distribution Grew Despite Pandemic

The United Bible Societies (UBS) announced that around 32.6 million copies of the Bible were distributed in 2021, a 5.5% increase compared to the previous year.

Over 3,000 People Accept Jesus at UK Christian Festival

Festival Manchester, the largest Christian mission in the North West of England, attracted 65,000 people, with more that 3,000 Brits responding to the call of Christ.

8,000 Attend Let Us Worship Event in South Africa

More than 8,000 participants gathered in South Africa on July 9 for the celebration of the second anniversary of the Let Us Worship movement.

Evangelist Torben Søndergaard Detained and Accused of Gun Smuggling

Danish evangelist Torben Søndergaard was arrested and detained on July 4 by Homeland Security for suspicion of "smuggling weapons from Mexico to America."

Pastor Creflo Dollar Takes Back Teachings on Tithing

Televangelist Creflo Dollar issued a challenging statement and claimed that his previous teachings on tithing are wrong.