Tomato soup might already be one of the best comfort foods there is but I make it even better by adding fluffy, flavorful dumplings.
A hearty borscht-like soup with sauerkraut and beef.
My weekly goal during the pandemic: use up all the ingredients from my produce delivery. It’s still spring and was 35° this morning so that means a lot of kale, onions of all sorts, and turnips.
Ingredients: 3/4 cup chopped onions 2 carrots, diced 1 parsnip diced 1 medium rutabaga, diced 2 small turnips, diced 1/3 of a head of cabbage, chopped 2 cups cubed (cooked, cold, leftover) corned beef superfine flour (like Wondra) 1-2 cups beef stock 2 lbs Yukon gold potatoes, cubed 1 tablespoon […]
Ingredients: 1 1/4 lb kielbasa, sliced 1 onion, coarsely chopped 1 large purple top turnip, cubed 3 cloves garlic, sliced 1 lb Yukon Gold potatoes, cubed 2 bay leaves 1-2 teaspoons smoked paprika 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1 1/2 teaspoons caraway seeds salt freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons apple cider […]
Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, sliced 2 carrots, sliced into coins 1 delicata squash, cubed (you can leave the skin on!) 1 (loose) cup green beans (about 1/3 lb), cut into bite-sized pieces 3 green onions, chopped 2 cups ham, cubed 8 oz cooked wild rice* 64 oz […]
Ingredients: meatballs: 1 lb ground chicken 1/3 cup (loose) chopped Italian parsley 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 1/4 cup breadcrumbs 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic salt freshly ground black pepper soup: 4 cloves garlic, sliced 2 parsnips, sliced 1 small bulb fennel (bulb and stalks sliced) 2 stalks celery, sliced 1 onion, […]
Ingredients: 2 tablespoons schmaltz* 1 large onion, chopped 1 cup kasha (buckwheat groats) 1 egg 2 cups chicken stock 1/2 savoy cabbage 3/4 lb bow tie noodles, cooked and drained Directions: In a large saucepan, saute onions in schmaltz until blackened. Meanwhile, mix the egg and the kasha. Add to […]
Ingredients: 2-3 stalks celery (with leaves), sliced 2 cloves garlic, sliced 2-3 carrots, sliced into coins 1 medium purple-top turnip, cubed 2 zucchini, cubed 1 large Russet potato, cubed 1 cup diced green beans (about 1/3 lb) 15 oz can diced fire roasted tomatoes 15 oz can cannellini beans, drained […]
Ingredients: 1 kielbasa* (about 1 lb), sliced into half-moons 2 carrots, sliced into coins 1 stalk celery, diced 1 small celeriac (celery root, diced) 2 parsnips, diced 1 onion, diced 1 1/2 quart stock (chicken, pork or vegetable) 2 bay leaves żurek or zakwas starter** salt freshly ground black pepper […]