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Vegetable Clear Soup with Lemon Grass Recipe

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Vegetable Clear Soup with Lemon Grass Recipe
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The Vegetable Clear Soup with Lemon Grass Recipe is simple and hearty soup that has the good ness of all the vegetables and the rich flavor from the lemon grass stock. This soup is very easy and quick to make and children love this as well. Serve it for your parties or even for a weeknight dinner making your meals wholesome, light and fresh.

Makes: 3 to 4 servings

Total Time: 30 Minutes

Ingredients
  • 200 grams cup broccoli florets

  • 4 to 5 baby corn, halved and sliced long

  • 2 carrots, cut into thin wedges

  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced into thin wedges

  • 2 stalks of lemon grass, sliced

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 4-5 basil leaves

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • salt to taste and crushed black pepper to taste

Directions for Vegetable Clear Soup with Lemon Grass Recipe
  • To begin making the Vegetable Clear Soup with Lemon Grass Recipe, add 4-5 cups water to a sauce pan, add the lemon grass roots to the water.  Turn on your heat to medium high, and bring to a boil. Boil the lemon grass for about 5 minutes or so, to release the flavors. The color of the water should be a light green when you’re finished.

  • Once you notice the flavors of the lemon grass have come into the water, discard the lemon grass, but keep the water. Add the vegetables into the lemon grass water and bring it to a boil until the vegetables are slightly tender. When boiling the vegetables in water, they release their own flavors adding to the taste of the soup.

  • Turn off the heat and add in the salt, sugar, lemon juice, basil leaves and crushed black pepper. Taste to make sure the flavors are right. You may need to add more lime juice depending on how sour your limes are.

  • Serve the Vegetable Clear Soup with Lemon Grass for a quick and healthy weeknight dinner or for those cold winter nights. 

  • Note: You can additionally spice up the soup with a little tobasco sauce or chilli vinegar.

Last modified on Thursday, 13 November 2014 05:08
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Archana Doshi

I am the Founder of Archana's Kitchen that focuses on healthy vegetarian recipes and cooking techniques. I try to keep my simple, smart and seasonal and believe in cooking food fresh everyday without additives and preservatives. I hope you enjoy my recipes and cooking them for your friends and family. Please do take a little time to comment on the recipes, as your feedback means a lot to me. And dont forget to share the recipes on your favourite social networks.

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