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Ethnic

Ajoblanco

11/9/2006 meps 1

When I was searching for Andalusian soup recipes, I found this authentic recipe from that region. It sounds very, very rich and wonderful, and you could use it as a sauce instead of a soup. […]

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Meps original

Andalusian olive soup

10/30/2006 meps 0

A caveat: This is not an authentic Andalusian recipe. But it needed a catchy name. And when I served it to my friend, John, he said it reminds him of the food he ate in […]

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Pressure cooker

Black and white bean soup

11/29/2006 meps 0

If you have two pressure cookers, as I do, this recipe is a snap. But you can also use two pots and simmer it a lot longer, or make it in one pressure cooker, serially. […]

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Vegetarian soups

Broccoli-Cheese Noodle Soup

9/6/2013 meps 0

3 C chopped broccoli — fresh or frozen 2 oz angel hair pasta, broken into small pieces (you can substitute tiny shells or Mexican Fideo noodles) 1/4 C butter 1 T flour 1 C water […]

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Vegetarian soups

Carrot-Orange Soup

7/14/2004 meps 0

4-6 portions 4 T butter 2 C chopped onions 1-1/2 to 2 lbs carrots, peeled and chopped 4 C stock 1 C OJ Salt, pepper Grated fresh orange zest Melt butter and saute onions until […]

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Meps original

Cream of tomato-cilantro soup

8/5/2008 meps 0

1 medium onion, diced 1 T butter 14.5-oz can finely diced tomatoes 2 C chicken stock or 2 C water and 2 tsp chicken base 1 bunch of cilantro, finely minced 3 cloves garlic, minced […]

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Vegetarian soups

Curried Pumpkin Soup (low fat)

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 medium onion, chopped 1 C unsweetened applesauce 1 T firmly packed dark brown sugar 1 tsp curry powder 1 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1/4 tsp ground cardamom 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 […]

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Tried and tested

Easy Garlic Garbanzo Soup

11/12/2005 meps 0

1 onion, chopped 1 T olive oil 1 can of garbanzo beans, drained 1/4 C brown rice 4-1/2 C water 2 t beef bouillon (I used a mixture of salted and unsalted bouillon, but you […]

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Ethnic

Ecuadorian Tomato Soup with Bananas

2/15/2006 meps 0

Sopa De Tomates Con Platanos (Ecuador) Serves 4-6, but you can halve it easily Barry says, “This is just about the best tomato soup I’ve ever eaten.” 1 large can tomato puree 4 bananas, peeled […]

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Ethnic

Gazpacho

7/14/2004 meps 0

From Jeannie (formerly) Schulte. This is kind of like a liquid salad. I find it hard to stop eating it. (serves 5) 1 large cucumber 1 large red pepper 1 large tomato 1/2 small red […]

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Appetizers

Gingered Borscht Shots

6/11/2013 meps 0

This was originally published as an easy appetizer for a summer party. You can put a couple of tablespoons into shot glasses and place them in a bowl filled with ice, like vodka shots. Or […]

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Vegetarian soups

Green gazpacho

5/8/2006 meps 0

A refreshing chilled soup. 2 slices hearty white bread 2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and coarsely chopped 2 C watercress leaves 1/2 C cilantro 1/4 C flat-leaf parsley 1 small clove garlic, chopped 1 yellow bell […]

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Favorites

Hungarian Mushroom Soup

7/14/2004 meps 1

This is probably my all-time favorite soup, and my sister Julie’s too. It’s from the original Molly Katzen Moosewood cookbook. This can also make a good sauce for pasta, rice, or potatoes. 12 oz sliced […]

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Vegetarian soups

Maimones

11/9/2006 meps 0

This Andalusian soup recipe is a real challenge to me. I’ve never seen or eaten maimones, but I ran across a mention of it on the Web. Then I went looking for a recipe in […]

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Favorites

Minestrone

1/19/2006 meps 2

This is my favorite “save my butt in an emergency” recipe. You can leave out some of the vegetables or substitute what you have on hand. I once even made it with canned carrots and […]

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Tried and tested

Miso soup

10/21/2007 meps 0

The ingredients for this can be found in a Japanese grocery store. Serves 4-6. 4 C cold water 4 small (1-1/2-inch long) dried fish 1/2 C bonito flakes (dried fish flakes) 1/3 to /2 C […]

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5/2 fasting diet

Miso-Ginger Consomme

10/1/2013 meps 0

2-inch piece of fresh ginger 6 C water 1/2 C white miso 4 C sliced mushrooms Optional: Fresh spinach or other greens, diced tofu 2 sliced green onions 1/2-1 t tamari Finely grate the ginger […]

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Vegetarian soups

Potato-Cheese Soup

12/24/2006 meps 0

The use of carrots in this makes it seem more orange and cheesier than it really is. From The New Laurel’s Kitchen. 4 potatoes 2 carrots 1 onion, chopped 1 clove garlic 1-2 T oil […]

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Favorites

Potato-Kale Soup

11/24/2013 meps 0

Here’s an old favorite for Julie. We made this for the infamous vegetarian Thanksgiving dinner in 1991. 1 T butter or olive oil 1 large onion, diced 2 large potatoes 5 C water or stock, […]

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Vegetarian soups

Pumpkin Pecan Bisque

7/14/2004 meps 0

2 T butter 1 C chopped onion 1 clove garlic, minced (1 tsp) 1-3/4 cups chicken or vegetable broth (14 1/2 oz can) 1 16-oz can pumpkin (1 3/4 cups) 1-1/4 cups water 1 tsp […]

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Soups

Quick Curried Soup

2/17/2014 meps 0

2 cans cream soup – cream of mushroom or cream of chicken 1 C raisins 1 can evaporated milk 1-1/2 C water 1-2 T curry powder 1 C peanuts, chopped Combine soup with milk and […]

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Meps original

Rhubarb Carrot Soup

5/3/2010 meps 0

This is a very tangy soup, and it has a creamy texture without pureeing it. 1 bunch of green onions, chopped 1 T butter, olive oil, or a combination of the two 4 large carrots, […]

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Soups

Roasted Red Pepper Soup with Orange Cream

10/21/2013 meps 0

I made this soup for Philip and Bob Wilson during a visit to Boulder, Colorado. It was the first course of a meal that included Philip’s Chicken with Asiago, Prosciutto, and Mushrooms. It was also […]

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Favorites

Simple tomato-banana soup

3/2/2011 meps 0

This is just about my favorite soup! It’s taken from Ecuadorian Tomato Soup with Bananas, but this version makes just two servings and uses fewer ingredients, so you can throw it together any time. 14-oz […]

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Asian

Spicy Thai tomato-coconut soup

1/24/2008 meps 0

Serves 4 28-oz can tomato puree 2 T olive oil 1 onion, diced fine 14-oz can coconut milk 1-1/2 T Thai red curry paste 2 T lime juice Handful of fresh basil leaves 1 C […]

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Vegetarian soups

Sween -n- Sour Cabbage Soup

7/14/2004 meps 0

1 small head cabbage, quartered and cut in 1/2 inch wide strips 1 medium onion, quartered and cut in 1/2 inch wide strips 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 T olive oil 1 quart tomato […]

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Pressure cooker

Sweet Potato-Apple Soup

12/6/2013 meps 0

2 T butter 1 onion, diced finely 3 stalks celery, sliced 2 lbs sweet potatoes (about 5), peeled and coarsely grated 2 large apples, peeled, cored, and coarsely grated 5 C vegetable stock 1-1/2 t […]

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Middle Eastern

Tunisian chickpea soup (lablabi)

6/28/2006 meps 0

This version is a simple chickpea soup. For a richer version and more traditional way of serving, see Lablabi or Leb-Lebi (Tunisian chickpea stew). 6 T olive oil 10 garlic cloves, crushed 12 oz chickpeas, […]

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Mexican

Vegetarian Tortilla Soup

10/28/2005 meps 0

This came about while looking for a tortilla soup recipe that could be served to someone who is allergic to chicken. 1/2 onion, minced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 bell pepper (red, yellow, or green), […]

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Vegetarian soups

Warm Ways Hummus Soup

7/14/2004 meps 0

2 T olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1-1/2 C chicken or vegetable broth 3 C (or one 24-oz jar) cooked, drained chickpeas 1 t fresh cilantro Juice of 1/2 lemon […]

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Pressure cooker

Wild rice and mushroom soup

7/14/2004 meps 0

1/4 C wild rice 4 C chicken stock or vegetable broth 1 branch fresh thyme, or 1/4 t dried thyme 1 medium onion, about 5 oz 2 medium stalks celery 4 small, slender carrots 2 […]

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Tried and tested

Will’s Creamy Carrot Soup

6/20/2006 meps 0

I love cooking with Will. He brings a lot of joy to the kitchen, and he’s not afraid to take a recipe and make it his own. 1-1/4 lbs carrots, sliced 1 apple, peeled, seeded, […]