lentil soup

Lentil soup

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: easy
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This dish so comforting and stick to your rips kind of soup doing winter time…

Healthy homemade soup in no time and also freezes really well by dividing it in to portions in freezer bags and lay flat in the freezer.

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1 large onion chopped

1/2 cup long grain rice

1 1/2 Tbsp. cumin

1  Tbsp. salt

14 cups of beef stock or 16 cups of water and two TBS of better than bouillon beef flavor paste

4 tbsp. olive oil

2 tbsp. margarine

1/2 Tbsp. black pepper

1 Lemon Juice or Lime Juice or about 4 TBS and extra to serve with the soup.

In a large saucepan sauté onion in olive oil and margarine, add salt, black pepper, cumin and cook until soft and light brown.

Add the remaining ingredient except the lemon juice and bring to boil, reduce heat to low and simmer part covered until the lentil and the rice fully cooked, about 30-35 minutes.

If the soup seems too thick; add hot water a cup at a time until you reach the consistency you desire. Add the lemon juice and stir.

Served with; toasted pita bread, a squeeze of fresh lemon juice, sliced radishes and green onion.

Chicken Tortillas soup

Chicken soup

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: easy
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This soup does not need any introductions, so here is the recipe!

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.3 Cups Cooked Chicken cut to bite size

.1 large Onion finally chopped

.3 Glove of Garlic minced

.1 Tbsp. Salt

.1/2 Tbsp. Black Pepper

.10 Cups of water or chicken stock

.15 Corn Tortilla cut to strips

.1/2 Chili Paper

.1 TBS Maggie seasoning

.1/4 Cup lime juice

.1/2 Tbsp. Cumin powder

.1/2 Tbsp. Coriander powder

.1 Can 14.5 oz. chopped tomato

.4 Tbsp. Chopped fresh cilantro

.2 Tbsp. Butter

.1 Tbsp. Olive oil

In a large pot add butter, olive oil, onion, black pepper, salt, and saute until its soft, add garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes.

Add Cooked Chicken and the rest of the ingredient except Tortilla, lime juice and Cilantro. Bring to boil, reduce heat, and let it simmer for 15-20 minutes.

Add fresh Cilantro, lime juice and cut up Tortillas and cook for 2 minutes.

Serve with sour cream and avocado. Enjoy!

Chicken stock

Chicken stock

  • Servings: 6 cups
  • Difficulty: easy
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The best thing is use home made chicken stock when you can and making it is so easy.

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.8 pieces of mixed chicken legs and thighs, bone and skin in.

.9 cups of cold water

.1 yellow onion sliced

.8 sprig of parsley

.8 sprig of fresh dill

.12 black peppercorn

.1 carrot cut in half

.1 Tbsp. salt

.2 sprig of fresh rosemary

On high heat bring to boil about 20 min, lower the heat and simmer for two hours, let it cool completely, strain and pack the stock in quart plastic container, freeze up to six months.

Tip
Use the chicken for, chicken salad, soup or chicken pizza if not shred it, discard bones, skin and freeze it in zip bags until you need it.