Showing posts with label Soup. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Soup. Show all posts

COCONUT CURRY VEGETABLE SOUP

January 08, 2020
Hearty petite marmite with aromatic curry coconut milk broth. This easy vegan and paleo-friendly soup recipe comes together in only over half-hour .

Speaking of food , we’ve had some pretty epic bowls in the week . And we’ve been keeping it clean. 

COCONUT CURRY VEGETABLE SOUP

This soup recipe was inspired by a recent visit to the entire Foods soup bar. As soon as I attempted their coconut petite marmite , I knew I needed to re-create it reception . I changed it up a hair, but I used to be pretty satisfied with the result. If you’re one among those that loves curry such a lot you'll just drink it, this soup is for you!

In keeping with the straightforward and healthy theme we’ve got happening , this soup requires only one pot and a touch over half-hour of your time from start to end . Because we’re keeping things ultra simple, I used yellow flavorer within the soup, but if you favor using your own blend of spices instead of store-bought flavorer , please do be happy to travel that route!

COCONUT CURRY VEGETABLE SOUP

INGREDIENTS :

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil or olive oil
  • ½ medium yellow onion finely chopped
  • 6 sweet baby peppers cored and chopped
  • 2 large carrots peeled and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt to taste
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes optional
  • 1 14-ounce can full-fat coconut milk
  • 3 cups vegetable broth see note
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger peeled and grated
  • ½ medium head cauliflower chopped into florets
  • 2 tablespoons yellow curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup see note
  • 1 bunch green onion chopped (for serving)

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Heat the coconut oil in a large stock pot over medium-high heat. Add the yellow onion and saute, stirring occasionally, until translucent, about 8 minutes.
  2. Add the peppers and carrots, cover, and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until vegetables have softened but are still slightly al dente, about 5 to 8 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic, ginger, cauliflower, curry powder, sea salt, and red pepper flakes. Cover, and cook, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the coconut milk, vegetable broth, lime juice, and pure maple syrup. Cover and heat to a gentle boil, then immediately reduce the heat to a simmer. Continue cooking, covered, until vegetables have reached desired done-ness, about 5 to 10 minutes.
  5. Taste the soup for flavor. Add more sea salt, lime juice, and/or red pepper flakes to taste. Serve with fresh green onion.

THAI COCONUT CURRY SHRIMP NOODLE SOUP

January 01, 2020
Everything goes into one pot. Not even a “cook this then remove to a bowl” thing. Only one big soup pot. Weeknight savior right? ? Not only is it easy to form and pack up , it’s a bit like that delicious bowl at your favorite Thai food restaurant.

A creamy coconut base with plenty of infused curry and fresh produce flavors, plump jumbo shrimp, hard rice noodles and even a touch of spice will have you ever skipping the remove and whipping this up yourself!

THAI COCONUT CURRY SHRIMP NOODLE SOUP

Thought so ? I’ve been dying for a steaming bowl of coconut curry soup but within the interest of curtailing on eating out (funny right? You’d think as a chef and a food blogger I’d be better at cooking dinner at home!) I made a decision to form my very own . 

However, most weeknights? I’m tuckered out. After cooking all day sometimes I just can’t make it back to the kitchen. Which is why I’m happy to share that this Thai Coconut Curry Shrimp Noodle Soup is super easy to form and super easy to wash up.

THAI COCONUT CURRY SHRIMP NOODLE SOUP

INGREDIENTS :

  • 2 teaspoons fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 large yellow onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 inch ginger, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 lb jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon red curry paste
  • 1 teaspoon chili garlic paste
  • 1 (13 ounce) can full fat, unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 (13 ounce) can low fat, unsweetened coconut milk
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 2 lemongrass sticks
  • 4 stems cilantro
  • 2 mint sprigs
  • 4 Japanese dried chili pods
  • 4–6 ounces rice noodles
  • Salt, to taste

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. In a large soup pot or dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and bell pepper, cook for 5-7 minutes, until softened and onion becomes translucent.
  2. Turn heat to medium high. Add garlic and ginger, cook for 1 minute until fragrant.
  3. Add 1 teaspoon of the lime juice, scraping up any browned bits on the bottom of the pan. Add red curry paste and chili paste, cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Stir in the rest of the lime juice, fish sauce, soy sauce, and chicken stock. Cook 1 minute, stirring frequently.
  5. Whisk in coconut milk until completely combined.
  6. Bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer. Add cilantro stems, mint sprigs, and chili pods. Cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until soup is somewhat thickened.
  7. Remove lemon grass, cilantro, mint and chili pods and discard. Add rice noodles and shrimp. Cook for 5-6 minutes, stirring frequently, until noodles are tender and shrimp is cooked through. Add salt to taste.
  8. Garnish with fresh cilantro, mint, sliced jalapeño and green onion.

SUMMER CORN ZUCCHINI WHITE BEAN SOUP

December 25, 2019
I don’t mind eating warm food when it’s hot and soup is legit one of the easiest things to make. It needs so little hands on time I can run back the living room while it simmers and hang out in the blast of cold air!Without further ado, the first of the warm weather recipes is here! Say hey to summer corn zucchini white bean soup.

My hands down favorite part about this soup? The fresh kernels right off the cob. Nothing says warm summer days and lazy summer nights like corn on the cob. A must at every BBQ right?

SUMMER CORN ZUCCHINI WHITE BEAN SOUP
SUMMER CORN ZUCCHINI WHITE BEAN SOUP

Slicing the kernels fresh off the cob makes SUCH a difference. So much flavor and wonderful texture! However, if the ears of corn aren’t looking good at the store or you just can’t find them, you can absolutely substitute about 2 cans of sweet corn kernels.

By the by, this recipe makes up a nice, big batch of soup that’s perfect to save for a “rainy” day. Or more like a day when it’s so hot there’s no way you’re going to cook! I love when you come home from work and you know you already have dinner ready to go, don’t you.

SUMMER CORN ZUCCHINI WHITE BEAN SOUP

INGREDIENTS :

  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 medium zucchini, halved and diced
  • 3 medium carrots, peeled, quartered and diced
  • 2 celery ribs, halved and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons canned diced green chilies, drained
  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced
  • 28 ounces white beans (cannellini beans), drained
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 ears of corn, kernels sliced off
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup wild rice
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Pinch of cayenne powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium high heat. Add onions, carrots, and celery. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until somewhat softened.
  2. Stir in the garlic and cook 1 minute, until fragrant.
  3. Pour in the white wine and scrape up any browned bits on the bottom of the pot.
  4. Add the rest of the ingredients, except for the corn and zucchini. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce to a simmer. Cook for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until rice is softened.
  5. Stir in fresh corn and zucchini. Simmer another 5-7 minutes until corn and zucchini are softened.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with fresh parsley.

STEAK ALE SOUP WITH MUSHROOMS

December 12, 2019
For a cut and beer soup with mushrooms to turn into a chic, comforting and nutritious meal, it should bear a change wherever the raw ingredients, underneath bound processes, area unit became what is going to ultimately become a sapid and warming soup. Life is not any completely different. 

STEAK ALE SOUP WITH MUSHROOMS
STEAK ALE SOUP WITH MUSHROOMS

It is the wonderful “cooking process” of life; one wherever a touch heat, or a touch pressure, or a touch fermentation, or a touch flame, will sear, tenderize, aerate, and soften the ingredient (me) dynamic  it into one thing mouthwatering, enjoyable and sapid to partake in—something additional made and complicated, additional nutritious ultimately, than it had been before the method was applied.

To witness the method of transformation (whether in one’s self or in another), is to expertise the thought of life evolving and progressing; it's seeing with one’s own eyes that each one is feasible in life, and knowing, right down to one’s terribly marrow, that one is met wherever one’s temperament begins.

STEAK ALE SOUP WITH MUSHROOMS

INGREDIENTS :

  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  •  4 cloves garlic, pressed through garlic press
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup ale
  • 4 tablespoons flour, divided use
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons avocado (or olive) oil
  • 2 small white onions, quartered and sliced
  • 2 rib eye steaks (about 1 pound each), trimmed of excess fat and cubed
  • 16 ounces (1 pound) sliced mushrooms
  • 6 cups beef stock, hot
  • 1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Add the cubed steak to a large bowl, sprinkle with a couple of good pinches of salt and black pepper, as well as 2 tablespoons of the flour, and toss to coat.
  2. Place a large soup pot over medium-high heat, add in the butter and the oil, and once melted together and super hot, add in the steak cubes and brown on all sides, about 3 minutes or so (steak should be rare on the inside, you only want color on the outside); remove from pot and set aside.
  3. Add into the pot a drizzle more oil if needed, and add in the onions and the mushrooms, along with a pinch or two of salt and pepper, and saute those together for about 10-12 minutes or so, until slightly golden.
  4. Stir in the garlic, and once aromatic, stir in the Italian seasoning, and add in the cup of ale; allow the ale to simmer vigorously for about 5 minutes or so, until it reduces and thickens slightly.
  5. Sprinkle in the remaining 2 tablespoons of the flour and whisk to blend, followed by the hot beef stock; stir together and then bring to a simmer over medium heat, allowing the soup to simmer uncovered for about 20-22 minutes so that it slightly reduces.
  6. Turn off the heat and return the browned steak back into the pot with it’s juices; allow the soup to sit for about 5 minutes or so before serving, just to allow the steak to cook through a bit more in the heat of the soup (you want it to remain tender—medium-rare to medium—and not become overcooked).
  7. Finish with the parsley and the thyme, ladle into bowls, and enjoy with some crusty bread and a cold ale!


WILD RICE HAM SOUP RECIPE

December 11, 2019
This Wild Rice Ham Soup is very easy to create, and then yummy! Serve it with rolls or breadsticks for a comforting dinner everybody can love. 

I love creating soup. I feel it's the right dinner at the top of a cold day, don’t you? I even have many soup recipes that we tend to rotate through on a daily basis, however I'm invariably on the lookout for a brand new soup to do out.

WILD RICE HAM SOUP RECIPE
WILD RICE HAM SOUP RECIPE

It tastes wonderful, and my whole family wanted it. I ne'er would have thought to garnish soup with almonds, however i like the crunch they add.

I served it with Garlic Knots, and it absolutely was a delicious meal. The sole unhealthy half is that we tend to Greek deity each drop, therefore we tend to had no leftovers for lunch consequent day.

WILD RICE HAM SOUP RECIPE

INGREDIENTS :

  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 4oz box of wild rice (I used Rice-a-Roni long grain & wild rice)
  • 3/4 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 1/2 cups diced ham
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Sliced almonds

INSTRUCTIONS :

  1. Saute onion in butter in a large pot till tender. Whisk in flour and cook for 1 minute.
  2. Add chicken broth and rice mix, including seasoning packet. Simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, till rice is tender.
  3. Add carrots, ham, milk, and cream. Heat through. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Garnish with sliced almonds.

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