Friday, February 18, 2011

Comfort Food Recipes

Aromatic Veggie Chowder


2 tbsp Cooking oil
1 litre Sweet corn soup
1 Small head of cauliflower
1 Small head of cabbage
1/2 Red onion or fresh fennel
1 Medium white onion
2 tbsp Tarragon
4 cloves of Chopped garlic
3 tbsp Hummus mix
1 Bay leaf
1/4 tsp Caraway seed
1/4 tsp Cumin
1 Lime, juiced
Salt and pepper to taste

(Serves 3-4 adults as a meal)


1. Core and chop cauliflower and cabbage
2. Dice onions and garlic
3. Saute above ingredients until slightly browned
4. Add cumin, salt, sage, and caraway
5. Reduce heat and add corn soup, bay leaf, tarragon and pepper. Simmer for 1/2 hour with the lid on
6. Add hummus mix and be sure to mix well
7. Add lime juice and simmer for 5 minutes
8. Serve!


Beet Soup


1 litre Veggie stock
2 tbsp Cooking oil
6 Medium beets
1 Small head of cabbage
1 Medium onion
2 tbsp Dill
4 cloves of Chopped garlic
1 head of Chopped fresh fennel
1/2 tsp Salt and pepper


1. Heat oil on medium heat
2. Peel and chop beets into half-inch pieces
3. Chop onions, cabbage, garlic, and fennel
4. Saute all vegetables
5. Reduce heat -- then add stock, salt, pepper
6. Simmer till beets are cooked
7. Add dill, and let stand for 5 minutes
8. Serve!

Other Notes

*Add sour cream if desired

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