Winter soup with lotsa vitamins

Posted on Mon May 27, 2013 in Vaalnest Spa & Health.


Servings: 12

1 butternut squash
5 potatoes
5 garlic cloves
2 cups broccoli
5 cups cabbage (red)
3 carrots
1 green pepper
6 cups cauliflower
3 red peppers (hot)
2 cups spinach
32 ounces fat-free chicken broth
1 tablespoon salt (lemon pepper)
1 1/2 teaspoons fresh parsley
1 1/2 teaspoons fresh chives
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon fresh ginger
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon chili
1 teaspoon curry (hot)
1/2 teaspoon rosemary
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon orange peel
1/4 teaspoon lemon peel
1 cup barley (uncooked)

Peel and cube squash and potatoes. Thinly slice garlic, grate ginger and shred carrots. Chop remaining vegetables and steam until tender. Transfer vegetables and juices from steaming pot to large soup pot. Add chicken broth, spices and barley. Simmer for 20 minutes. Serve alone or with a roll. Enjoy!
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