Posted by: A. C. Cockerill | April 24, 2017

Foodie Corner – 2017 – Post #6 – Mix-‘n’-Match Citrus-Wine Soup

My motto used to be “If it didn’t get done in the microwave, it didn’t get done.” I’ve since learned to use my electric oven and its four-burner cooktop. But …

Foodie Corner – 2017 – Post #6 – Mix-‘n’-Match Citrus-Wine Soup

What is a nice, light soup for warmer weather?

My two cents, but please share yours:

The answer is any version of this mix-‘n’-match soup.

In a deep microwave pot, add in the following.

  • 3-4c Broth (choose from chicken, beef, mushroom, tomato, or vegetable)
  • 1.5-2c Wine (choose from white, rosé, red, sparkling, or any other alcoholic beverage–but never use cooking wine)
  • Citrus juice from 2-4 lemons (or equivalent amount from limes, oranges, or pineapple)
  • 2-4t Garlic powder
  • 1-2c Precooked shredded meat, beans, fish chunks, or chopped shellfish
  • 1-2c Diced precooked vegetables (any assortment you prefer)
  • 4T Butter (olive oil or coconut oil–only if you must, butter is much better)

Stir, cover, and nuke for 5-8 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste and chopped herbs for a garnish. Serve with well-buttered toast or garlic bread for dipping in the soup. As always, be sure to play with this recipe and make it your own. Enjoy.

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Responses

  1. What an unusual mix of ingredients. I’m going to have to try it 🙂

    • Remember, D. Wallace, to play with this mix of ingredients, and make it your own. Enjoy. And cheers, Ashley


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