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Kickin’ it with Kenny: “Soup”-er Spooky

The aroma of soup simmering on the stove is always welcome as fall weather officially becomes crisp & cool. It’s called “comfort food” for a reason, and fall is the perfect time to warm up with a bowl of brewed goodness. Your Heinen’s Deli Department is full of seasonal favorites combining veggies, meat, and (occasionally) fruit.

Try these great pairing recommendations, as well as a recipe for a made-from-scratch soup:

Heinen’s Tomato Basil Bisque with Apple & Gouda Grilled Cheese

Heinen’s Butternut Squash & Apple Soup with Toppings

Quick & Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Heinen’s Tomato Basil Bisque with Apple & Gouda Grilled Cheese

Ingredients:

32 oz. Heinen’s Tomato Basil Bisque

Apple & Gouda Grilled Cheese

4 slices of Heinen’s Sourdough Bread (from Bakery)
1 Granny Smith Apple, peeled and sliced thinly
4 slices Gouda Cheese (from Deli)
Butter

Preparation:

Lay out slices of bread and butter outsides. Top a slice of the bread with 1 slice of cheese, apple slices and another slice of cheese, and then place the remaining bread slices on top.

Heat your skillet over medium heat. Cook for 3-4 minutes on first side, or until browned. Flip carefully and cook 2-3 minutes on the other side, allowing to brown.

Slice sandwiches in half and serve immediately with Heinen’s Tomato Basil Bisque.

Makes 2 sandwiches


Heinen’s Butternut Squash & Apple Soup with Toppings

Ingredients:

32 oz. Heinen’s Butternut Squash & Apple Soup
Heinen’s Balsamic Glaze
Crème Fraiche
Pepitas, toasted

Preparation:

Heat soup and top with balsamic glaze, Crème Fraiche and toasted pepitas.


Quick & Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup

Ingredients:

1 can Heinen’s Traditional Refried Beans
2 cups Heinen’s Chicken Stock
1 can (14.5 oz.) Heinen’s Petite Diced Tomatoes
2 cups Heinen’s Shredded Rotisserie Chicken
2 tablespoons homemade taco seasoning mix (see recipe below)
1/4 cup Heinen’s Shredded Cheddar Cheese
1 cup Heinen’s Tortilla Chips, crushed

Preparation:

In 3-quart saucepan, mix beans, stock, tomatoes, chicken and taco seasoning mix. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat. Cover; reduce heat to low. Cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally to blend flavors.

Serve with cheese and tortilla chips.

Homemade Taco Seasoning
1 Tbsp. Chili Powder
1/4 tsp. Garlic Powder
1/4 tsp. Onion Powder
1/4 tsp. Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
1/4 tsp. Dried Oregano
1/2 tsp. Paprika
1 1/2 tsp. Ground Cumin
1 tsp. Sea Salt

Mix all the spices together.

The amounts listed above make up about 2 Tbsp. of homemade taco seasoning mix — the perfect amount to replace one store bought 1.25 oz. packet.

Makes 4 servings
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