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Escarole Meatball Soup Recipe

Ingredients:
½ pound ground sirloin
½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
¼ cup pork rind “bread crumbs”
2 tablespoons minced parsley
¼ teaspoon salt
1 large egg, lightly beaten
3/4 cup minced onion
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
5 cups shredded escarole, rinsed and dried
4 cups chicken broth
Pepper to taste

Instructions:

In a mixing bowl combine the meat, half the cheese, the “bread crumbs”, parsley, salt, pepper, egg, and ½ cup of minced onion. Mix well with your hands and divide into little meatballs.

In a large pot, heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil over medium-high heat. When it’s hot, add the meatballs—half at a time—and sauté until they’re golden brown all over. Remove the meatballs to a plate.

Add the remaining olive oil to the pot along with the additional ¼ cup of onion and cook over low heat, stirring frequently, until the onion is soft. Add the garlic and cook for another couple of minutes. Stir in the escarole, cover, and cook until it’s wilted, about 3 minutes.

Add the broth and the meatballs, bring to a boil, then simmer uncovered for about 3 minutes.

Serve in warm soup plates, sprinkled with the remaining Parmesan and pepper flakes.

Carb Count: 2.6 carbs per serving. Serves 4.


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Seven Happiness Soup Recipe

Ingredients:
4 cup chicken Stock
1 slice ginger
1 garlic clove, halved
1/2 cup shredded Chinese cabbage
1/3 cup coarsely chopped tofu
1/3 cup thinly sliced mushrooms
1/3 cup snow peas
1/3 cup slivered bamboo shoots
1/3 cup thin sliced water chestnuts
1/3 cup sliced carrots

Instructions:

Combine chicken stock, ginger and garlic. Simmer 15 minutes. Remove garlic and ginger.

Add remaining ingredients to flavored stock, simmer gently for 20 minutes.


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Spinach Soup Recipe

Ingredients:
1 tablespoon butter or olive oil
1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary or 1 teaspoon dried
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 cups vegetable broth or water
6 cups fresh spinach, tough stems removed
Freshly grated nutmeg for garnish
Freshly ground pepper to taste

Instructions:

Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, rosemary, salt and pepper, reduce heat to medium-low and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.

Pour in broth (or water). Bring to a simmer over medium heat and cook about 15 minutes. Stir in spinach and continue to simmer until the greens are tender, about 10 minutes more.

Puree the soup with an immersion blender or regular blender (in batches), leaving it a little chunky if desired. (Use caution when pureeing hot liquids.)

Serve the soup garnished with nutmeg, if desired.

6 appetizer servings, 1 cup each


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Squash Soup with Gruyere Cheese Recipe

Ingredients:
Squash Stock
Seeds and scrapings from the squash
1 celery stalk, plus some leaves, chopped into small pieces
1 turnip, peeled and diced
2 bay leaves
½ teaspoon dried sage leaves or 5 to 6 fresh sage leaves
4 parsley branches
3 thyme branches
½ teaspoon salt
8 cups cold water
1 yellow or zucchini squash, weighing about 2½ pounds, halved and scooped out
3 tablespoons butter
1 medium yellow onion, cut into ¼-inch dice
½ to 1 teaspoon salt
6 to 7 cups stock
½ to 1 cup light cream
3 ounces Gruyere cheese, finely grated
Thyme leaves, finely chopped, for garnish
White pepper

Instructions:

Cut the squash in half and scrape out all the seeds and stringy material with a large metal spoon. Put them in a pot with the remaining ingredients, bring to a boil, simmer for 25 minutes, and then strain.

Preheat the oven to 400°F. Bake the squash halves, face down, on a lightly oiled baking sheet until the skin is wrinkled and the flesh is soft, about 1 hour. Remove them from the oven and, when cool enough to handle, peel off the skin. Reserve any caramelized juices that may have collected on the pan.

Melt the butter in a soup pot, add the onion, and cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes. Add the cooked pumpkin, the juices, if any, the salt, and 6 cups of the stock. Bring to a boil; then simmer, covered, for 25 minutes.

Pass the soup through a food mill, which will smooth it out while leaving some texture. Return the soup to the pot and add the cream and more stock, if necessary, to thin it.

Taste for salt and season with the freshly ground white pepper. Stir in the grated cheese and serve the soup with the thyme leaves scattered over it.

Variation: Another way to make this soup is to bake squash with the cream and the cheese inside their hollowed-out shells. The cooked flesh is scraped into the hot cream and melted cheese and served right from the pumpkin.


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Avocado Gazpacho Soup Recipe

Ingredients:
2 large cucumbers
3 cup chicken broth
1 teaspoon tabasco (or more to taste)
1/4 cup firmly packed cilantro
Juice of one medium lime
2 ripe avocados
1/2 teaspoon salt – or to taste
6 or 8 green onions including green tops
cilantro sprigs

Instructions:

Cut one cucumber into chunks and process with 2 cups of the broth, cilantro, lime juice, salt and Tabasco.

Pit, peel and chop avocados. Process with pureed mixture and add the third cup of broth.

Process briefly to coarsely puree the avocado, leaving some chunks.

Chill at least 2 hours.

Just before serving, dice the green onions, and peel, seed and chop the second cucumber. Pour soup into bowls and garnish each with fresh cilantro sprigs.

Minced onion and diced cucumber on the side to add individually.


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Bacon Cheddar Cheese Soup Recipe

Ingredients:
4 strips of bacon
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
14 ounces chicken broth
4 teaspoons sour cream (or other thickener)
2 cups half-and-half
12 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 teaspoon paprika (optional)

Instructions:

In a large saucepan over medium heat, cook bacon 6 minute, until crisp. Remove and drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon.

Add mustard, pepper and broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Whisk in a thickener. Add half-and-half, cheese, and paprika, stir until cheese is melted. Ladle soup into heated soup bowls. Garnish with crumbled bacon.

Carb Count: 4.25 per serving. Serves 4.


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Italian Seasonings Recipe

Ingredients:
3 tablespoons dried basil
3 tablespoons dried oregano
3 tablespoons dried parsley
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon dried rosemary
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Instructions:

Mix all ingredients in a spice grinder OR put in a small bowl and crush with the back of a spoon.

Stores in an airtight jar for up to 6 months.


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Jamaican Jerk Seasoning Recipe

Ingredients:
2 tablespoon onion powder
1 packet stevia
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon ground thyme
1 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

Instructions:

Stir together all ingredients. Store in airtight container at room temperature.

Rub seasoning on meats or poultry before grilling or roasting.


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Mexican Herb Blend Recipe

Ingredients:
2 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 tablespoon garlic powder
2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon paprika
1 tablespoon salt

Instructions:

Combine in jar. Stir or shake before each use.


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Seafood Spices Recipe

Ingredients:
2 tablespoon ground allspice
2 tablespoon celery salt
2 tablespoon mustard powder
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 tablespoon paprika
3/4 teaspoon Cayenne pepper

Instructions:

Mix thoroughly.

Sprinkle on fish fillets before broiling.

Season chowder, crabs or salmon cakes.

Add to tuna, crabs or salmon salads.


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