Brown-Rice Soup With Asparagus - Daley Recipe
2/3 cup brown rice
12 oz asparagus
2/3 cup celery -- chopped fine
1/3 cup onion -- chopped fine
1/3 cup carrot -- chopped fine
1/2 tsp thyme
5 cup chicken broth, defatted
2 tbsp green onions -- minced
1 tbsp parsley -- chopped fresh
1 tbsp soy sauce, low sodium
1/2 tsp hot pepper sauce
1 fresh ground pepper
1 parsley sprigs -- for
1. Combine rice with 1 1/3 cups water in medium saucepan. Bring to
boil, reduce heat and simmer until rice is tender and water is
absorbed, 45 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, trim woody ends off asparagus; discard ends. Bring
large pot of water to boil. Add asparagus and cook until
tender-crisp, 2 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water. Cut into
1-inch pieces, reserving 1/4 cup tips for garnish. Set asparagus
3. Coat bottom of large pot or Dutch oven with vegetable cooking
spray. Add celery, onion, carrot, and thyme; cover and cook, stirring
occasionally, over low heat, until tender, 10 minutes. Add broth and
rice; bring to boil and simmer 10 minutes.
4. Transfer to blender in small batches and carefully blend until
smooth. Return soup to pot. Stir in asparagus, green onions,
parsley, soy sauce, pepper sauce, and pepper to taste; return to
simmer. Ladle into bowls and garnish with reserved asparagus tips and
parsely springs. Makes 7 cups.
Recipe By : Rosie Daley
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Recipes that call for sugar can be changed to make use of splenda instead. It has a different density so you will need to experiment a little and it might not be perfect for everything, but it gives pretty good results most of the time.
(inlcudes onion, asparagus, soya and thyme)
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