Leek Soup with Thyme and Broccoli

Ingredients: 3 large leeks, chopped (only use the white and pale green parts) 3 TBSP butter 4 TSP chopped fresh thyme, plus 2 TSP for garnish 8 heaping cups chopped broccoli crowns 4 cups chicken broth To Make: Sautee butter, leeks, and thyme until soft – do not brown. Set aside half a cup of […]

Roasted Apple, Potato and Squash Soup

Ingredients: 1 butternut squash, peeled and cut into cubes 1 apple, peeled and cubed 3 peeled potatoes, cut into cubes 1 large shallot, peeled and cut into 4 equal pieces 6 cloves of peeled garlic 1/4 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper 2 leaves fresh sage, chopped 1/2 teaspoon paprika […]

Tequila Chile Verde

Ingredients: 1 pound pork tenderloin 1 pound tomatillos, chopped 1 4.5 ounce can green chiles 2 cups chicken broth 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped 3 tablespoons cornmeal 1 tablespoon chile powder 2 tablespoons tequila 1/4 cup scallions, thinly sliced 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped To Make:  Cut pork into 3/4 inch cubes and […]

Spicy Sweet Potato Apple Soup

Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced 2 apples (sweet and crisp varieties), peeled, cored, and diced 1/2 white onion, diced 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 celery rib, diced 1 chipotle pepper in adobo 1 quart vegetable broth 3 cups water 2 tablespoons olive oil   To Make:  In a large pot cook the […]

Quinoa Chili

Ingredients: 1/3 cup quinoa, rinsed 2 bell peppers 2 jalapeno peppers 2 zucchini, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 can fire roasted diced tomatoes 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 cup water To Make:  Preheat broiler. Cut peppers […]

Turnip Leek (and Potato) Soup

Ingredients: 2 pounds turnips, diced 1 pound russet potatoes, diced 2 large leeks, thoroughly cleaned and thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 yellow onion, chopped 2 quarts vegetable stock 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped Olive oil Salt and pepper To Make:  In a large pot, heat a few tablespoons of olive oil and […]

Pumpkin Soup

Ingredients: 1 can pumpkin puree 4 cups vegetable broth 1 large gold potato, diced 1 yellow onion, diced 1 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons olive oil Salt and pepper Nutmeg To Make:  Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Saute the onion and potato until the onion is soft and the potatoes begin […]

Coconut Corn Chowder

Ingredients: 3 cup fresh corn kernels 1 can unsweetened coconut milk, 13.5 ounces 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped 1 1/2 pounds potatoes, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups vegetable or chicken broth 1/2 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined (optional) 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander Salt and pepper Olive oil To […]

Spicy Black Bean Soup

Ingredients: 2 15 ounce cans black beans 1 medium onion, finely chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped 1 4 ounce can diced green chilies 2 cups vegetable broth 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped 1 tablespoon chili powder Salt and pepper To Make:  In a large pot, saute onion, garlic, jalapeno, […]