Hummus Soup

Maggie May Schill

By
@NakedMaggie

This is a vegetarian soup I was messing about with a few month back. It is pretty healthy and pretty flavorful. A lot of vitamins are packed into this thick creamy soup.


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Rating:
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Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
peanut oil
1 c
hummus, plain
1 c
fresh portabello mushrooms, chopped
2 medium
shallots, minced
2 sprig(s)
thyme, fresh
1 medium
bay leaf
6 c
vegetable broth
4 clove
garlic, minced
1 Tbsp
lemon zest, grated
1/2 c
greek yogurt, plain
2 medium
green onions
1/4 c
rice wine
1/2 tsp
turmeric
1 Tbsp
parsley, fresh chopped
salt and pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

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1Heat a dutch oven or large sauce pan up over medium heat. Add peanut oil and bring it up to temperature. Add in shallots and cook until translucent...about 3-4 minutes.

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2Add mushrooms to the pot. Salt and pepper the mushrooms and stir occasionally for about 10-15 minutes, or until their liquids start to yield out.

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3Add garlic and stir. Cook for about a minute or so more, then add your rice wine. Deglaze the pan with the rice wine.

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4Add in broth, along with the thyme, bay leaf and turmeric. Stir then cover pot for a half-hour.

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5Pull out thyme sprigs and bay leaf and discard them. Stir in hummus. Cook for about 2 minutes longer.

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6Stir in yogurt, lemon zest, parsley and green onions.
Salt and pepper to taste and serve hot.


Side note: I sometimes like to serve this soup as a puree, but it is up to your preference if you like it chunky or not.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups, Vegetable Soup
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Greek
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian