Tasteful Thursday

It's my first time to link up with Kerbi for Tasteful Thursday, and if you want to learn new and exciting recipes, you should head over to her blog and link up too! :)

Okay, so I REALLY like to cook.. I think it's a rewarding thing for me. I like when people say how much they like it. It's an ego boost or something. However, I'm not creative enough to come up with my own recipes, (I'm afraid to mess something up) so I enjoy looking up recipes instead.

This is a Rachael Ray recipe. I LOVE her! It became a fast favorite for me. I make it for everyone. :) My boyfriend loves it. My family loves it. My friends love it. EVERYONE loves it.

Make it, I guarantee your people will love it too!

Lasagna Stoup


-2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)

-1 pound ground beef

-Salt and pepper (enough to taste)

-1 large onion, finely chopped

-2 carrots, peeled and grated

-3-4 cloves garlic, finely chopped

-4 cups chicken broth (32 ounces)

-1 can Italian crushed tomatoes (28 ounces)

-1 pound lasagna noodles, broken into jagged pieces

-1 cup basil leaves, torn (I use the seasoning in the jar and eyeball it)


In a soup pot, heat the EVOO over medium-high heat.

Add the beef, season with salt and pepper and cook until browned, 3-4 minutes.

Stir in the onion, carrots and garlic and cook until softened, 5-7 minutes.

Stir in 2 cups water, the chicken broth and tomatoes; cover and bring to a boil.

Add the pasta and cook until al dente, about 15 minutes.

Stir in the basil and season with salt and pepper.

Serve to your family and friends and listen as they praise your cooking skills! ;)


moderndaywife said...

Looks amazing!!

Nicole said...

I love Rachael Ray... :)

Mr. and Mrs. Smith said...

oooh this looks yummy! and my hubby might actually like this! (he's very picky!)

meghan said...

looks yummy. i've always loved rachel ray. i have a whole story behind it. i'll tell you sometime when we're chatting. :)

Kerbi said...

Thanks for linking up! Cooking is a stress reliever for me! That Stoup looks so good, I love Rachael Ray!

borboletabella said...

I don't really like to cook but i do it anyways and this is such an easy recipe that i have to try it out! Thanks Amber!!

[SMASH] said...

As Rachael Ray would say... "YUMMO!" Looks delish and I do adore her, too. <3

Michelle said...

Ahh that looks amazing! I loveee lasagna! I'd love to try this! Thanks for sharing :)

Ashley said...

Looks yummy!!

Cait said...

yum- wish you lived closer so i could eat a big BOWL full :) xo

Fashion Meets Food said...

What a neat recipe! It looks absolutely amazing. I am loving your blog and am your newest follower.


Kate Clower said...

Love your blog! Just stumbled upon you through a series of other blogs! Looking forward to reading more!

Caroline at Her Own Eden said...

ooooo this looks really delicious! maybe I'll make it for the roomies this week :)

Kim said...

Looks delicious!!!


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