3 ingredients that can instantly add more flavor to your can of soup!
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It’s Healthy Kitchen Hacks Wednesday – the day we share our favorite time-saving kitchen tricks and cooking shortcuts to help you make healthy and delicious meals.
Now…onto today’s featured Healthy Kitchen Hack:
3 Ingredients That Give Instant Flavor to Canned Soup (video)
While Serena and I love to make homemade soups, canned soups can be great last-minute meal options especially when you choose reduced-sodium options and ones that include veggies.3 easy ways to add instant flavor to canned soup! @tspbasil #healthykitchenhacks Click To Tweet
But truth is, sometimes they might taste a bit bland so you can punch up the flavor in a snap with these three pantry staples:
Lower Sodium Soy Sauce – A few dashes of soy sauce add that terrific umami, “savory” flavor. Add 1/2 teaspoon per 1 cup of soup.
- Mushroom Barley
- Beef Vegetable
Low Sodium 100% Vegetable Juice – Veggie juices like V-8 added an extra tomato-y, fresh flavor. Add 1 tablespoon per 1 cup soup.
- Three Bean Soup
- Manhatten Clam Chowder
Lemon or Lime Juice – Tart citrus juice brightens and wakes up the flavors of many canned soups.Add 1/2 teaspoon per 1 cup of soup.
- Chicken Noodle (add lemon)
- Chicken Rice (add lemon)
- Black Bean (add lime)
- Tortilla (add lime)
And if you are in the mood to make soup, here are our favorite recipes on the blog:
Turkey Tortilla Soup
What’s your favorite type of canned soup? Do you ever add extra ingredients?