Sunday, 10 August 2014

Soup for the soul - Coriander, Carrot and Butternut, Beef and Lime Broth.

After a chilly night drive its always nice to warm up with a hearty soup!

Joseph from Zunga's warming Coriander, Carrot and Butternut Soup

Serves 8

1 butternut squash
2 carrots
1/2 tsp coriander
1 tblsp butter
1/2 tsp black ground pepper
1 cup of cream
1 cup of milk

Melt the butter in the pot and add the chopped squash and chopped carrots. Leave this to boil for thirty minutes. Once tender mash them. Add the cup of milk and cup of cream. Next add the coriander and the black pepper.

Isaac and Dixon's Beef and Lime Broth

1.2litres rich beef stock
1 large onion
2 garlic cloves
2 large tomatoes
2 large red chillies
160g green beans
100g green spinach
2 limes
2 tblsp paprika
1 tblsp oil
1 handful mint
1 handful basil
Pinch of salt
Pinch of pepper

Serves 8

Chop the onions and fry them off in the oil until soft. Finely chop the garlic and add it to the onion. Once they are golden add the stock and bring it to the boil. Next slice the tomatoes into wedges and add them, the roughly chopped chillies, the topped and tailed green beans and the paprika, and bring to the boil. Allow the flavours all to combine fully. Finally add the spinach, basil, the juice of the two limes, mint and season to taste with salt and pepper.

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