Seafood Udon Soup

Ingredients:6 dried shitake mushrooms, rehydrated in 1 cup hot broth (reserve the broth)4 cups shrimp broth1 1/2 cups raw frozen or fresh mixed seafood1/3 cup dried wakame (cut up)2 cloves garlic, grated1/2 inch knob ginger, grated2 tablespoons akamiso miso paste10 oz udon noodles1 carrot, sliced into strips Directions:Bring the broth, […]

Chilled Borscht

Ingredients: 6 small to medium sized beets, peeled 1/2 large onion, chopped 2 cups water 2 cups chicken stock 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoons salt 1/2 tablespoon celery seed 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 egg juice of 1 lemon to serve: sour cream chopped cucumber Directions: In a large pot, bring […]

Miso Soup

Ingredients:4 1/4 cups water4 oz extra firm tofu, diced.5 oz bonito flakes2 2-inch squares kombu1/4 cup miso paste* dissolved in an equal amount of water3/4 cup baby bok choy or seaweed cut into manageable strips Directions:At no point do you want the water/soup to come to a full boil. Watch […]

Wonton Soup

Ingredients: wonton filling: 1/2 lb ground pork 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 1/2 tablespoons shaoxing 1 1/2 inch knob ginger, minced 1 small bunch green onions, minced wonton wrappers soup: 8 cups chicken, pork, mushroom or shrimp stock 1 2 inch knob ginger, sliced 4 dried […]

Shotgun Wedding Soup

Ingredients:2 cloves garlic, minced1 medium onion, chopped1/2 cup acini di pepe (sometimes labeled as pastina, it is a tiny pasta)46 oz chicken stock10 oz frozen or fresh chopped spinach1 tablespoon olive oilsaltpeppernutmeg prepared mini meatballs Directions:In a large pot, saute the onion and garlic in olive oil until softened. Add […]

Matzo Ball Soup

Ingredients: 4 cloves garlic, crushed 4 parsnips 4 carrots 4 stalks celery 3 onions (2 large, 1 small-divided use) 3 sprigs fresh sage PLUS 1 tablespoon minced 1 bunch fresh parsley PLUS 2 tablespoons minced 1 large chicken, cut into pieces, skin/fat removed and reserved 2 quarts chicken stock 1 […]

Spring Vegetable Soup

Ingredients:1/2 lb asparagus, cut into 1 inch pieces1/2 lb green beans, cut into 1 inch pieces2 carrots, cut into coins1 zucchini, diced1 small onion, diced2 cups corn2 cups broth*14 oz nonfat evaporated milk1 tablespoon olive oilpepper Directions:In a medium saucepan, heat the oil. Add the onions and carrots and saute. […]

Black Bean Soup with Chorizo

Ingredients:1 large onion, diced1 stalk celery, diced2 cloves garlic, diced2 carrots, diced30 oz canned black beans, with liquid20 oz canned tomatoes with green chile3 oz chorizo, diced2 tablespoons oil1 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes Directions:In a large saucepan, heat the oil. Add the onion, garlic, carrots, celery, pepper flakes and […]

Winter White Cauliflower Soup

Winter White Cauliflower SoupIngredients:1 medium onion, chopped5 cups (about 2 heads worth) cauliflower florets2 1/2 cups chicken stock1 cup milk2 tablespoons olive oil1 teaspoon whole coriander1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon white pepper Directions:In a dry, hot pan, quickly roast the coriander seeds until fragrant. Grind into powder using a mortar and […]

Twice the Tomato Soup

Ingredients:32 oz can crushed tomatoes32 oz can peeled plum tomatoes, cut up2 cloves garlic, minced1 large onion, finely chopped1/2 cup celery, finely chopped1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped2 tablespoons olive oil1 teaspoon oreganosalt and pepper Directions:In a large pot, heat the olive oil. Add the onions, garlic and celery. Cook 5-7 […]