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
There’s a bounty of vegetables in this tantalizing chilled soup, submitted by Dave Schmitt of Hartland, Wisconsin. Its refreshing flavor makes it an ideal addition to summer luncheons or light suppers.
Nothing equals the taste of an ice-cold bowl of gazpacho on a hot summer day— I was hooked from the first spoonful! I found this recipe when I was looking for something to make with the abundance of tomatoes from my garden.
My mother used to make this soup quite often while I was growing up on a farm in Warwick, Alberta. I added my own touch - spicing it up a bit with the bacon and smoked sausage. I really enjoy the zesty flavor that they add.
I learned to cook and bake from my mom and grandmother, and always try to use fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs. This is a delicious and satisfying soup which I make with leftover chicken, turkey and sometimes beef, pork or lamb. My family enjoys this on a crisp fall or winter day.—Mary Ann Marino, West Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
“This is such a rich dish, you don’t need to serve a lot with it. For a simple garnish instead of the bacon, I add a drop of hot sauce to the top and drag a butter knife through it.” Mildred Caruso - Brighton, Tennessee
“I like to make things that are quick, easy and tasty, and this soup is all three. If you're counting calories, substitute reduced-fat or fat-free cream cheese and milk.”
—Eileen Korecko, Hot Springs Village, Arkansas