U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Food and Drink
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 09-10-2018, 11:44 AM
 
Location: Bloomington IN
5,876 posts, read 7,102,555 times
Reputation: 14127

Advertisements

It's a cool, rainy day so I opened a can of Progresso Chicken Noodle soup for lunch. I also made some fresh salsa over the weekend. Since there was a small bit of that left I poured some of the juice into the soup and a bit of the salsa. It made the ordinary canned soup into a great lunch. I can't believe I've never thought about adding stuff to canned soup before

What do you add to canned soups that kicks it up?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 09-10-2018, 11:47 AM
 
Location: Nantahala National Forest, NC
17,727 posts, read 3,576,255 times
Reputation: 22838
To Progresso tomato, I might add chopped tomatoes, spicy V8 or hot sauce and either cooked rice or pasta. Like it spicy. Salsa would work too. Add in bits of vegetable leftovers...
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 09-10-2018, 12:26 PM
 
Location: Long Island,NY
925 posts, read 463,686 times
Reputation: 1523
Progresso Pasta e Fagioli. Thinned out with some chicken stock and sprinkled with fresh chopped parsley. Lots of grated pecorino of course. If I'm feeling really energetic I'll saute some sliced garlic in the pot first! Might even go all out and make some garlic bread!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 09-10-2018, 12:29 PM
 
Location: Eureka CA
7,602 posts, read 10,406,158 times
Reputation: 11374
Any beef-based soup benefits from a slug of port.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 09-10-2018, 12:49 PM
 
Location: Florida
674 posts, read 142,800 times
Reputation: 1631
I only use canned "cream of ....." as an ingredient in other dishes, very rarely. Otherwise I don't use canned soups. Homemade is so much better!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 09-10-2018, 01:37 PM
 
Location: Southwest Washington State
18,911 posts, read 12,513,229 times
Reputation: 24423
Most canned soups are high in sodium. I tend to avoid them for this reason. Progresso soups are usually very high in sodium.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 09-10-2018, 01:42 PM
 
Location: Middle America
35,821 posts, read 39,409,007 times
Reputation: 48621
I feel like Progresso are the least offensive of the canned soups.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 09-10-2018, 01:46 PM
 
Location: North State (California)
28,460 posts, read 2,213,490 times
Reputation: 9940
If it's a broth type soup, I will add some frozen veg. But once winter arrives I make a home made soup every week.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 09-10-2018, 03:58 PM
 
758 posts, read 367,901 times
Reputation: 2046
I used to add extra pasta to canned soups, making it thick, like a stew. There is to much sodium, in canned soups for me now....did you ever check sodium content...I now make my own soup
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 09-10-2018, 04:35 PM
 
Location: Bloomington IN
5,876 posts, read 7,102,555 times
Reputation: 14127
For those commenting on the sodium content--well aware of it and buy the lowered sodium soups. We rarely eat it, but I keep it around for when one of us is sick or just needs a quick lunch. This can has been in the pantry for months.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Food and Drink
Similar Threads
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2018, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top