Friday, November 29, 2013

Mamo's butternut squash soup

3 squash peel and cube
1 onion, chopped
Sauté onion about 5 min.
Add garlic
1 tsp. cinnamon or nutmeg or both
Add squash and 4 cups veggie broth
Cook on high until it boils
Simmer 25 min.
Purée in processor
Add 2 tablespoons maple syrup
Add salt and pepper to taste

Monday, November 4, 2013

Potato Leek Soup

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 yellow onion
2 cloves garlic
1 large leek
4 cups (1-1/3 pounds) red potatoes
6 cups vegetable broth
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1. Heat olive oil in saucepan over medium heat.
2. Finely chop onion and garlic and sauté for a few minutes.
3. Cut leek into thin slices, from the base to about halfway up the leaves. Chop the potatoes into small pieces.
4. Once the onions have sautéed, add potatoes, leek, broth, and pepper to the saucepan.
5. Bring to boil and then simmer, covered, for 15 minutes.
6. Mash up the potatoes a bit with a fork or by slicing through with a knife before serving.

Prep: 5 minutes (this takes longer for me...guess I'm a slow chopper!)
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 6 cups

From Eating Gluten Free by Shreve Stockton