Well, well, well. How in the world are you! I hope this fall-ish season is treating you well. I say fall-ish…because the temperature around here seems to be so high still!!! What is going on? Who ordered 90 degree weather the last week of September. Was it you?
Don’t worry now, I won’t turn you in or anything. Truth is, it’s kind of nice.
I have been busy on a little trip to Chicago with some of the
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For you fine blog reading friends I have a very basic recipe today. This is a soup that my Mom made for us as kids, and I make for mine pretty regularly. It can be prepared and then left in the Crock Pot to simmer all day, or you can just let it sit on the stove top to simmer for about an hour. Either way, you will be pleased with the hearty dinner this creates. My kids all give it a thumbs up.
5 thumbs up.
That is a blessing.
Plain and simple.
This soup is wonderful with my Corn Bread recipe.
Makes me feel like fall.
Fall….in 90 degree weather.
Time: 20 minutes prep + 5 hours in the crock or 1 hour on the stove
Yield: 10 servings
Recipe adapted from my lovely mother Pam Willahan
1 pound ground beef
salt and pepper
3 14.5 oz cans Mexican Stewed Tomatoes
2 15 oz cans black beans
2 15 oz cans kidney beans
2 15 oz cans corn
1 8 oz can tomato sauce
1 6 oz can tomato paste
1 fajita, or taco seasoning packet
Juice from 1 lime
4 T maple syrup
2 C water
2 C water
Tortilla Chips, cheddar cheese, sour cream
1. Grab your ground beef, chop up your onion and put them into a hot skillet. Sprinkle a bit of salt and pepper over the top and let the meat brown up and the onions get nice and soft.
2. Place your canned tomatoes in a blender and blend them up, nice and pretty like.
3. Add all ingredients but the toppings to your crock pot, or to a large soup pot if you are planning on letting it simmer on the stove.
4. For the crock pot cook on high for 5 hours, for the stove top let it come to a boil, reduce heat to medium low and let it simmer for 1 hour.
Serve with tortilla chips, sour cream and cheddar cheese.