Stuffing mix is an easy addition to Carol Rindlisbacher’s homemade soups. She drops small scoops of the mix into boiling soup. “The stuffing turns into flavorful dumplings,” notes the Payson, Utah reader.
This slow cooker recipe brings people back for seconds. Chock-full of chicken, corn, tomatoes, peppers and chilies, the savory soup is sure to put a little zip in mealtime. —Harold Tartar, West Palm Beach, Florida
Cumin, chili powder and cayenne pepper give Margaret Bailey's slow-cooked specialty its kick. "I serve bowls of it with crunchy tortilla strips that bake in no time," she writes from her Coffeeville, MIssissippi home. "Leftover soup freezes well for nights I don't feel like cooking."