Campbell Soup Company Offers Recipes and Advice for Swapping
CAMDEN, N.J., Jan 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The time has come to share your favorite soup with friends and give a new variety of soup a try. This Saturday is National Soup Swap Day and Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) has more than 375 ideas to help heat up your soup-focused celebration. With loads of tasty recipes for homemade soup and more than 200 soup varieties on the shelf, Campbell has a solution for every palate and culinary skill (or lack thereof) for this annual occasion.
National Soup Swap Day was founded in 2006 to bring friends and soup lovers together to trade their favorite broth, chowder or consommé. The concept is simple: partygoers bring six one-quart containers of soup to trade, freeze and enjoy throughout the winter.
“Although homemade soup is at the heart of this soup-focused celebration, a lack of time or culinary skill shouldn’t keep anyone from participating,” said Thomas Griffiths, Certified Master Chef and Director of Campbell’s Culinary & Baking Institute. “Campbell has plenty of quick and easy recipes that can be found on our Campbell’s Kitchen web site, as well as tasty prepared soups that are amazingly flexible and sure to please.”
Campbell’s Chef Griffiths offers some savvy soup swap tips:
For more information about National Soup Swap Day, visit: soupswap.com.
Chef Griffiths’ Recipe for Italian-style Vegetable Soup
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 6 portions
Onion, peeled, small dice (about 1/3 Cup)
Green Zucchini, small dice (about ½ Cup)
V8(R) Tomato Herb Soup (18.3 oz)
Swanson Chicken Cooking Stock, low sodium
Pepperidge Farm Croutons
2. Immediately add the soffritto ingredients of garlic, carrot, celery and onion stirring with a wooden spoon. Cook gently for 3 minutes without developing color. Season to taste. This is a very common way to develop great flavor by “sweetening the pot”. Note: In French cooking we call a soffritto a mirepoix.
4. Add one container of V8(R) Tomato Herb Soup and 6 oz Swanson Chicken Cooking Stock. Simmer for 15 minutes, ladle over Pepperidge Farm croutons and garnish to taste with grated, Parmigiano cheese. Enjoy.
Thomas Griffiths, CMC
About Campbell Soup Company
Campbell Soup Company is a global manufacturer and marketer of high-quality foods and simple meals, including soup and sauces, baked snacks and healthy beverages. Founded in 1869, the company has a portfolio of market-leading brands, including “Campbell’s,” “Pepperidge Farm,” “Arnott’s” and “V8.” Through its corporate social responsibility program, the company strives to make a positive impact in the workplace, in the marketplace and in the communities in which it operates. Campbell is a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500 and the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes. For more information, visit www.campbellsoup.com.
SOURCE: Campbell Soup Company
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