WDIV Appearance – Soup & Chili Recipes

 

temp-Topper-2012Metro Detroiters: Be sure to catch Florine and Chef Isabella on WDIV-TV (Channel 4) on February 18th, 6 pm news broadcast during the “Ask Florine” segment .  You’ll love these 2 recipes!

 

Three beans chili

Serves: 5

Ingredients:

(1) 15 oz. can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed

(1) 15 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed

(1)  15 oz. can pinto beans, drained and rinsed

1/4 cup sweet onion, chopped

3 garlic cloves, minced

1 jalapeno, minced

1 poblano pepper, seeded and diced small

1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced small

2 cups fresh tomatoes, chopped

2 Tbsp. chipotle in adobo sauce (common in most stores, look in international or Mexican food section)

1 tsp. paprika

2 tsp. cumin

salt and pepper to taste

water (2 to 4 cups)

Heat a 2- to 3-qt. soup pot, pan spray it and add onion, garlic and jalapeno. Cook a few minutes. Add poblano, red pepper and chipotle and cook another 5 minutes. Add beans, tomatoes, spices and 2 cups of water. Bring chili to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, covered for about 40 minutes. Add water if it’s getting too thick. Season with salt and pepper.

 

 

Zero-point vegetable soup

Serves: 5

Ingredients:

1 small carrot, diced small

1 small sweet onion, diced small

2 ribs of celery, diced small

3 Tbsp. roasted garlic puree (or minced garlic)

2 cup savoy cabbage, shredded

2 cups kale (Tuscan is my favorite), shredded

1 cup broccoli florets

1 cup cauliflower florets

2 Tbsp. tomato paste

1 tbs. turmeric

1 tsp. dry oregano

2 Tbsp. fresh parsley, minced

salt and pepper to taste

water (4 to 5 cups)

Heat a 2- to 3-qt. soup pot, pan spray it and add celery, carrot and onion. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes. Add cabbage and kale, stir and cover with a lid. Let cook few minutes until cabbage is wilted down. Add water, dry oregano, tomato paste and turmeric. Simmer about 30 minutes. Add cauliflower and broccoli and keep simmering for 30 more minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add more water if soup looks too thick. Add parsley at the end.

 

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