14 January 2008

Veggie Cart + Stock Cube = Cheap Soup

A recent favorite trick, which I guess will only work for NYC residents, is to go by the local fruit & veg cart, where you can get a limited selection of produce for dead cheap. Three cups water. One Knorr stock cube. One clove garlic. A bunch of whatever vegetable is cheap that day.

Boil for 15 minutes and then run the hand blender through it. Yes, the stock cube has a little MSG in it, but the soup is healthy and tasty.

If we have leftover cream cheese, I usually throw a couple of tablespoons in, which results in a soup that's a little creamy without being a cream soup.

(No pictures on this one, as I'm afraid they all look like green or orange goo, but they're delicious.)

In the past week, we've done these:
  • asparagus
  • broccoli
  • red bell pepper & carrot & celery

1 comment:

Andrew said...

I like these a little better than the Knorr cubes and they have no MSG: