Tortellini Soup

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This Weight Watchers Friendly recipe came out amazing. Very hearty and full of flavor. I love how it looks as well, very colorful. I will be making this again!!

INGREDIENTS

8-10 oz. package Tortellini pasta-dried, frozen, or fresh
3 cups chicken broth
1 cup water
1-14 oz. can diced tomatoes
3 carrots, chopped
1 small onion, diced
2 stalks celery, diced
1 ½ cups fresh spinach, chopped
¼ cup Parmesan cheese
3 cloves garlic, crushed
1 tsp. Basil
1 tsp. Oregano
1 tsp. Rosemary
1/2 tsp. Black pepper

INSTRUCTIONS

Toss onions, carrots, celery, garlic, tomatoes, broth, water, oregano, basil, rosemary and black pepper into your crock pot. Cook on low 3-4 hours. Add tortellini, spinach and Parmesan cheese and cook on low another hour.

Happy Crocking! – Amber

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Corn Chowder

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This simple recipe for corn chowder is perfect for a cold winter day. With a quick and easy preparation, it is Weight Watchers friendly and deliciously filling!

Serves: 6

INGREDIENTS
1 small onion (1/2 cup) diced
2 cups diced raw potatoes
1 teaspoon seasoned salt
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
1 cup water
2 cans (about 15 ounces each) cream style corn
¼ cup real bacon bits (optional)
1 can (12 ounces) evaporated fat free milk

INSTRUCTIONS
Ideal Slow Cooker Size: 3 to 4-Quart
Grease the inside of the slow cooker.
Combine all the ingredients except the evaporated milk in the slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 4 to 6 hours, or until the potatoes and onions are tender.
Add the milk and stir well to combine. Cover and cook on HIGH for 1 hour, and then turn to WARM until ready to serve.

Recipe seen on:
http://www.simplenourishedliving.com

Happy Crocking! – Amber

Cabbage Soup with Chicken Apple Sausage

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This healthy soup is absolutely delicious! Being a weight watchers recipe, it is a very clean soup but filled with amazing flavor.

INGREDIENTS
6 ounces chicken sausage with apple, thinly sliced
1 onion, finely chopped
1 small head cabbage, shredded (8 cups)
2 medium potatoes, peeled and coarsely shredded
1 large carrot, coarsely shredded
3 garlic cloves, minced
8 cups chicken or vegetable broth
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 bay leaf
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS
In a 4 – 6 quart slow cooker combine the sausage, onion, cabbage, potato, carrot, garlic, broth, thyme, bay leaf, vinegar and salt and pepper.
Cover and cook on high for 4 to 6 hours or on low for 5 to 7 hours, until vegetables are tender.
Discard the bay leaf. Taste and adjust seasoniongs, adding more salt, pepper and/or vinegar as necessary.

Recipe seen on:
http://www.simplenourishedliving.com

Happy Crocking! – Amber