LEMON AND CORIANDER SOUP
- Cooking Time: 15-18 minutes
- Servings: 4
- Preparation Time: 5 minutes
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (about 1/2 lemon)
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander leaves (cilantro), reserve the stems
- 2 tablespoons oil
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 green onion, chopped
- 1 inch fresh ginger, chopped
- 5 garlic cloves, chopped
- 2 tablespoons flour
- 4 1/2 cups vegetable stock
- 1/4 of a head of cabbage, chopped
- 1 medium carrot, chopped
- 8 peppercorns, crushed
- salt to taste
Heat oil in a pan. Add onion, green onion, ginger and garlic.
Saute until translucent. Add the flour and saute for another minute or two.
Add the vegetable stock, coriander stems, cabbage, and carrots and bring to a boil.
Stir in the peppercorn. Add 1/2 of the chopped coriander. Reduce heat and cook for five to ten minutes.
Strain the veggies out and set them aside (they've done their job....send them home). Return the broth to the pan and heat. Add lemon juice and salt to taste. Return to a boil. Garnish with the remaining coriander and serve.