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Vegetable Soup With Red Quinoa & Herbs

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October 19, 2020
5 Ratings
Photo by Chef Kenny Gilbert
Author Notes

This recipe is by Chef Kenny Gilbert.Food52

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Vegetable Soup With Red Quinoa & Herbs
  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Cook time 30 minutes
  • Serves 4
Ingredients
  • Cauliflower Miso Vegetable Stock
  • 2 1/2 quarts water
  • 1 head cauliflower, broken up into small florets
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 1 small bulb fresh ginger, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup white miso
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • Vegetable Soup With Red Quinoa
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup sliced shiitake mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup sliced leeks
  • 1/2 cup cauliflower florets
  • 1/4 cup finely diced celery
  • 1/4 cup finely diced carrots
  • 1/4 cup finely diced zucchini
  • 1/4 julienned sun-dried tomatoes
  • 8 cups Cauliflower Miso Vegetable Stock
  • 1 cup cooked red quinoa
  • 1 tablespoon Thai seasoning sauce
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Cauliflower Miso Vegetable Stock
  2. Combine all the ingredients in a large pot.
  3. Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer.
  4. Cook until the cauliflower is soft, about 10 minutes.
  5. Purée with a hand blender.
  6. Strain through a fine-mesh strainer into another pot.
  1. Vegetable Soup With Red Quinoa
  2. Heat a saucepot over medium heat and add the olive oil.
  3. Add the mushrooms and leeks and sweat for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the rest of the vegetables and cook for 2 minutes more.
  5. Deglaze the pot with the Cauliflower Miso Vegetable Stock, bring the mixture to a boil, then remove from the heat.
  6. Add the red quinoa and Thai seasoning sauce, then taste and adjust the seasoning with salt, if needed.
  7. Stir in the herbs and serve.

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