Plomeek Soup (Vulcan Orange Vegetable Soup)

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. Prep
15 min.
Cook
20 min.
Ready In
35 min.
4 servings
Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 
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Ingredients

2tablespoons butterVideo or margarine
2medium onions up to 3, peeled and sliced
1pound carrots and
1/2pound turnip and
10ounces potatoes &
5tablespoons tomato paste
3cups water
2each garlic clovesVideo
2 1/2teaspoons salt
3/4teaspoon basilVideo dried*
1/4teaspoon nutmeg *
1cup water to rinse pan and blender then be added to soup
sour cream for garnish*
parsley leaves finely chopped, for garnish*
* not incl. in nutrient facts

Directions

In the pot, melt the butter and when it is foamy, add the onion and fry until golden.

Add everything else to the pot except the last cup of water and the sour cream and parsley garnishes.

Simmer, covered, for about 15 to 20 minutes, or until the potatoes and carrots are tender.

Run it all through the blender, about 1 to 1 1/2 cups at a time.

When it is all pureed, rinse the cooking pot with the cup of water and add that to the 'empty' blender.

Run the blender for a few seconds and then slosh the water about to get as much of the vegetable puree as possible off the sides of the blender.

Add this liquid to the soup.

Pour the soup back into the cleaned out pot and reheat it before serving (use very gentle heat).

Ladle into bowls.

Garnish with sour cream and parsley as described above.

Plommek soup is tradtionally served with a spoonful of sour cream on top; this is carefully swirled out with a spoon to make a spiral shape, representative of the galaxy.

The outline of the galaxy is then emphasized with very finely chopped parsley.

For less festive occaisions, it may be served with a small spoonful of butter (or maragarine) in the centre.

First published: last updated: 2012-09-22

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 520g (18.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 17332% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 10%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 1635mg 68%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 10%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Sugars g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A 391% Vitamin C 41%
Calcium 10% Iron 7%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?