Pumpkin Orzo And Kale Soup

Pumpkin Orzo And Kale Soup
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Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Continental
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Serves: 3-4
 
The flavors are built in this soup with the sweetness of pumpkin and the fresh herbs, the winter veggie addition of Kale and the Italian Orzo supplies the carbohydrate. Hearty and light soup for those who search for vitamin and mineral based recipes to support their daily nutritional intake. Fresh chicken broth will enhance the taste and will add to the extra protein balance. Serve this hot soup anytime especially for dinner with garlic bread.
Ingredients
  • 3 cups Kale leaf chunky chops
  • 1 cup Orzo Pasta
  • 2 cup Pumpkin Cubes
  • 2White Onion
  • 4 Garlic
  • 2 Tomato
  • 2 Celery Stalk
  • 4 cups Chicken/Vegetable Broth
  • 3 teaspoon Apple Cider Vinegar(opt)
  • Few Parsley chops
  • 3 teaspoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Sea Salt and Pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. To make the kale soup, first clean the kale leaves, trim off the hard steam from centre of each leaf, now roughly chop it.
  2. Cut the pumpkin, celery and onion in cubes.
  3. Slice the tomato in two halves.
  4. Heat a saucepan with water and cook the orzo following the package direction. Strain the water.
  5. Heat a medium saucepan with oil , pumpkin for 5 minutes then fry the onions for few minutes along with celery.
  6. Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil, add the orzo and vinegar.
  7. Add the seasoning, tomato and kale leaves.
  8. Cook for 2 minutes and garnish with parsley.

 

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Prawn And Beans Orzo Pasta Recipe

Prawn And Beans Orzo Pasta Recipe
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
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Serves: 1-2
 
In this recipe, arzo pasta is the main ingredient in making the dish. Risotto rice is not used here instead the pasta that is in the shape of the rice grain is cooked which is also called as Arzo Pasta. Full of healthy goodness is served along, as green beans and prawns.The use of chicken broth to boil the pasta enhances the extra flavor. Exceptionally, a light meal that can be served for lunch box or for dinner. Here tomato and almonds are used to make the red pesto, an addition of more oil will make it tastier.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Orzo pasta
  • 2 cups Chicken stock
  • 100 grams Green beans (French Beans) , chopped
  • 6 Prawns
  • 1 Onion , chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Sundried tomatoes , paste
  • 10 Almonds
  • 6 cloves Garlic
  • Basil leaves , Few
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Parsley leaves , as required
  • Salt , to taste
Instructions
  1. To begin making the Prawn And Beans Orzo Pasta recipe, At first, clean the prawns and season with lemon, salt, and chopped parsley. Keep it aside.
  2. Heat a saucepan with chicken broth and add pasta, beans, and a little oil. Strain once pasta is cooked.
  3. Use a blender to coarsely blend garlic, almonds, tomato paste, basil and half oil. Reserve in a small bowl.
  4. Take a medium frying pan and heat rest of the oil, and fry the prawns till cooked. Once cooked, remove from the pan and keep it aside.
  5. Into the same pan, add onions and cook for about a minute. Add the tomato paste and cook for about 3 minutes.
  6. Now pour all the pasta and stir well to coat in red pesto. Check for salt seasoning and drizzle lemon juice.

 

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