Stuff by Tammy
Making delicious foods and loving life!

Avocado Soup

Posted in /Cooking/Soups on Saturday, July 15, 2017


Sometimes my avocados don't ripen in time for the recipe I bought them for and 3-4 days later they need to be used. That's when I break out this recipe. It's creamy goodness with just the barest hint of heat.

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Spicy Coconut Lentil Soup

Posted in /Cooking/Soups on Saturday, July 15, 2017


This is a thick lentil soup with a hint of coconut to cool the spiciness.

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Soup Dumplings

Posted in /Cooking/Soups on Saturday, July 15, 2017


Ingredients

4 cups flour
8 tsp baking powder
2 tsp salt
1 Tbsp parsley flakes
2 Tbsp margarine
1 1/3 cup milk

Directions

  1. Blend together with a pastry blender flour, baking powder, salt, parsley and margarine.
  2. Add milk and mix until it forms a paste.
  3. Use a small teaspoon to drop dumplings into the soup or stew. Steam for 20 minutes

Note

Dumplings are cooked with steam so you require a lid. Be sure the stove temperature is on low so you can prevent your food from burning on the bottom.

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Cream of Asparagus Soup

Posted in /Cooking/Soups on Saturday, July 15, 2017


Ingredients

1/4 cup unsalted butter
1 shallot
1 leek
2 clove garlic, crushed
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 bunch asparagus, ends trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
6 cups chicken stock
500 mL (1 pint) sour cream, room temperature or equal amount of cream or milk (but you'll need to thicken the soup if you use milk)
2 teaspoons Hungarian hot paprika, for garnish

Directions

1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic, and saute 5 minutes.
2. Season with salt and pepper.
3. Add asparagus and saute another 4 minutes.
4. Add the chicken stock and bring to a boil.
5. Reduce to simmer and cook for 30 minutes, until asparagus is very tender. Transfer to a blender and puree until smooth.
6. Return to saucepan, stir in sour cream/cream/milk and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
7. Transfer to serving bowls. Dust with paprika and serve.

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Sweet Potato Black Bean Soup

Posted in /Cooking/Soups on Saturday, July 15, 2017


This soup comes together quickly and is super savory. This makes 6 servings so it can easily feed a family.

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