Preparing delicious weeknight meals for a hungry family can be a tall order. Luckily, we have a few tricks up our sleeve, with a secret ingredient that will help you serve up a homemade meal any night of the week. Our Sensations by Compliments kettle-cooked fresh refrigerated soups are a great starting point when meal planning — they cut down on prep time and equip you with hearty, delicious ingredients. We serve up nine delicious recipes that feature these tasty soups.


1. Basic Meatloaf with Creamy Tomato Sauce

Tomato bisque with a hint of basil perks up the flavour of ground beef and acts as a finishing sauce for the loaf. With only six ingredients and three simple prep steps, meatloaf goes from oven to plate in one hour.

Secret Ingredient Soup: Sensations by Compliments Tuscan Tomato & Basil Bisque


2. Cheesy Broccoli & Chicken Casserole

Cheese lovers, prepare yourselves — this isn’t your average casserole! Fresh, cheese-filled tortellini pasta is tossed with rich broccoli and cheddar soup, and then topped with even more grated cheese. Chunks of chicken and broccoli florets perfect this mouthwatering take on a classic dish.

Secret Ingredient Soup: Sensations by Compliments Broccoli & Cheesy Cheddar Soup


3. Creamy Chicken, Spinach & Tomato Rigatoni Bake

Studded with red peppers and topped with mozzarella, this golden, cheesy pasta might be your new dinnertime favourite. The pasta and chicken are cooked before being combined with the other ingredients to ensure an evenly cooked dish.

Secret Ingredient Soup: Sensations by Compliments Tuscan Tomato & Basil Bisque


4. Grilled Vegetable & Wild Mushroom Pasta

Grill the veggies before adding them to the mushroom soup to add a subtle smoky element to this creamy dish. Then toss cooked whole-wheat pasta into the mushroom-veggie mixture and garnish with toss Parmigiano Reggiano and extra grilled vegetables.

Secret Ingredient Soup: Sensations by Compliments Gourmet Mushroom Medley Soup


5. Hearty Sausage, Kale & Bean Stew

Chicken noodle soup forms the base of this recipe, add mild Italian-style sausages add extra flavour. The flavour of the stew is boosted with cannellini beans and kale, which are hearty enough to be simmered in a stew.

Secret Ingredient Soup: Sensations by Compliments Home Style Chicken Noodle Soup


6. Jalapeño Chili Nachos

Whether you’re relaxing on a Friday night or watching the big game, a plate piled high with nachos hits the spot. Layers of ready-to-eat chili with beans, cheese and thinly sliced jalapeño peppers are sandwiched between crunchy tortilla chips and are ready to devour in 20 minutes.

Secret Ingredient Soup: Sensations by Compliments Stompin’ Steakhouse Chili with Beans


7. Sweet Potato, Potato & Squash Gratin

Appetizing layers of potato and onion nestled in velvety butternut squash soup make this gratin picture perfect. Finished with a topping of cheddar cheese and baked until golden, it makes a hearty veggie main with salad on the side or a sidekick to store-bought roast chicken.

Secret Ingredient Soup: Sensations by Compliments Butternut Squash Soup


8. Thai Shrimp & Chicken Stir-Fry

Skip the takeout and make your own Thai food! The key to a successful stir-fry is slicing the carrots, onion and peppers evenly for quick cooking, while a short simmer in our Thai-inspired soup brings all the flavours together. Serve on a bed of rice or noodles.

Secret Ingredient Soup: Sensations by Compliments Chicken Thai Style Soup


9. Easy Tomato-Basil Ravioli

An impressive weeknight main, this dish satisfies those comfort food cravings. Simply add cooked cheese-filled ravioli to warmed tomato soup and divide among four plates. Add a finishing touch of chopped fresh basil and grated Parmigiano Reggiano and enjoy.

Secret Ingredient Soup: Sensations by Compliments Tuscan Tomato & Basil Bisque


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