Turn Frozen Vegetables Into Easy Soups

Transform frozen corn, peas and broccoli into lip-smacking simple soup recipes by adding just two items to your shopping list.
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YOU'VE GOT: Frozen corn

BUY: Pumpkin & chili powder

MAKE: Mexican Corn-and-Pumpkin Soup
In a medium saucepan, heat 1 tbsp. EVOO over medium-high heat. Add 1 box (10 oz.) frozen corn, thawed, and 1 tsp. chili powder; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in 1 can (15 oz.) pure pumpkin puree and 2 cups water; season with salt. Simmer until thickened slightly, 5 minutes. Drizzle portions with EVOO. Makes 4 cups.


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YOU'VE GOT: Frozen peas

BUY: Prosciutto & marinara sauce

MAKE: Chunky Pea-and-Tomato Soup
Preheat oven to 350°; bake 8 slices prosciutto on a rimmed baking sheet until crisp, 10 to 12 minutes. In a medium saucepan, combine 1 box (10 oz.) frozen peas, 1 jar (24 oz.) marinara sauce and 1½ cups water over medium heat; simmer until heated through. Crumble the prosciutto over the top or serve whole on the side. Makes 5 cups.


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YOU'VE GOT: Frozen broccoli

BUY: Potato & goat cheese

MAKE: Cheesy Broccoli Soup
In a medium saucepan, combine 1 peeled potato, cut into 1/2-inch chunks, 1 box (10 oz.) frozen chopped broccoli and 4 cups water; cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until the potato is tender. Puree with 4 oz. goat cheese; season with salt and pepper. Makes 6 cups.


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