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Ferndale Food Bank Meal of the Month; Popeye Crock Pot Soup

Use a slow cooker to make simple soooups.

Use a slow cooker to make simple soups.

Crock Pots®, or slow cookers, offer a simple way to prepare soup.

  • You can toss ingredients into the cooker, set it and go to work.
  • Slow cooking brings out the flavor of many herbs and spices.
  • Tough meats can be tenderized when slow cooked.

 we are presenting the following recipe for Popeye Soup to clients at the Ferndale Food Bank. It’s fun to make and so easy to prepare. Afterwards, participants take ingredients home to make it for their families.

Popeye's Crock Pot Soup
Serves 4
A hearty soup simply made in a slow cooker.
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
6 hr
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
6 hr
  1. 2 or 3 boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces
  2. 2 c chicken broth
  3. 1 1/2 c celery
  4. 1 can(s) lima beans
  5. 1 can(s) cannelloni beans
  6. 1 lb pkg frozen chopped spinach, thawed and liquid squeezed out
  7. 1 onion, chopped
  8. 1/2 c white rice, uncooked (brown or wild rice for a healthier dish)
  9. 1 pinch dill, salt and pepper
  10. 2 clove garlic, diced
  1. Combine all ingredients in crock pot and cook on high for 6 hours.
  2. Add spinach the last hour of cooking time.
  3. Serve with a thick crusty bread as a meal
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Food Bank Meal Of The Month: Veggie & Egg Scramble

picture of spannnish veggie egg scramble.

This complete meal starts with our recipe for Veggie & Eggs scramble. It is the food bank meal of the month.

This may sound like scrambled eggs to you but this meal:

  • Offers lots of nutritious additions.
  • Is also very flexible so you can use what is in your garden and pantry.
  • Can be easily assembled for under $10

Here is how to put this together. Continue reading