Rainy Day Veggie Soup

soup

1 large spicy  V8 (can or jug)

1 can pinto beans

1 can stewed tomatoes

1 can corn

1 small can green chilies

2 cans hominy

2 cans  sliced potatoes

1 cup frozen peppers and onions

1 cup uncooked instant rice

Combine all ingredients in large soup pot.

Do not drain any of the veggies, use whole can.

Simmer on low for several hours.

Pour into serving bowls and top with sour cream.

Season as needed.

Crock Pot Smothered Pork Chops

 

1 can cream of mushroom or beefy mushroom soup

1 cup milk

2 cups frozen onions and peppers, thawed and drained dry

1 large can mushrooms, drained

1 cup rice, cooked

4-6 pork chops, boneless or bone in

 

Mix all ingredients except rice and pork chops, pour into crock pot.

Layer pork chops , stirring sauce over top to coat evenly.

Cook on low for 6 hours.

Thicker chops may need extra time.

If sauce is thin after cooking , remove 1 cup and add flour to thicken.

Add back into crock pot, mixing well.

Serve over rice, seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.

 

Wayne’s New Favorite Sauce

1 onion, chopped

1 bell pepper, chopped

2 TB minced garlic

4 TB brown sugar, divided

1 stick margarine

1 can Italian tomatoes

1 can stewed tomatoes

1 can Hunt’s Garlic and Herb Sauce

1 small can mushrooms

1 package Jimmy Dean sausage crumbles with bacon

Saute onion, pepper and minced garlic in melted margarine with 2 TB brown sugar until translucent.

Mix all ingredients and cook on low in crock pot for 6 hours.

I  add some cream cheese and sprinkle shredded mozzarella on mine and let it all melt.

Crock Pot Cheesy Broccoli and Cauliflower Soup

broc soup

1 head cauliflower, chopped small

12 oz chopped frozen broccoli

4-5 cups milk

12 oz evaporated milk

1 can cream of asparagus soup

1 stick margarine

1 green pepper, chopped

1 onion, chopped

8 oz shredded Velveeta cheese

12 oz cream cheese, softened

Saute chopped onion and green pepper in margarine.

Stir all ingredients together in large bowl and pour into crock pot.

Cook on low for 6 hours.