Creamy Mushroom and Mixed Veggie Soup with Quinoa (vegan) / Krem juha od gljiva i miješanog povrća sa kvinojom (veganska)

I don’t know if you are familiar, but mushroom powder is all the rage on the internet right now. It’s probably the equivalent of what avocado on toast used to be several years ago. Honestly, I’ve been a bit skeptical about the magic of mushroom powder, but decided to give it a go since it’s such a straightforward thing (you dump dried mushrooms in a food processor and grind them to a fine powder). Lo and behold, there really is some real power to the humble mushroom powder, so I suggest you try it out for yourself

I also order my dried shiitake in bulk from Ebay, so they come out really affordable. I used a bag of frozen mixed veggies here with carrot, cauliflower and broccoli mix, so this soup came together super quickly.

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 4 generous servings / 0.84 EUR per serving / 3.37 EUR for all)

For the soup:

2 tbsp sunflower seed oil (0.03 EUR)

1 large onion (0.10 EUR)

2 garlic cloves (0.07 EUR)

1 bag of frozen mixed veggies (1.00 EUR)

Good pinch of dried red pepper flakes (0.02 EUR)

1 tbsp miso paste (0.27 EUR)

4 tbsp mushroom powder – I used shiitake (0.53 EUR)

4 cups veggie broth (0.27 EUR)

1 tsp toasted sesame oil (0.07 EUR)

For quinoa:

1 cup quinoa (1.00 EUR)

2 cups water (–)

Good pinch of salt (0.01 EUR)

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METHOD:

Wash, peel and finely dice onion and garlic, then add them to a deep pot on high heat together with oil. Saute for a few minutes, until softened and slightly translucent. Add in frozen mixed veggies, red pepper flakes, miso paste, mushroom powder and veggie broth. Bring to a rolling boil, reduce heat and cook with a lid cracked open for 20 minutes, until veggies are soften. Once the veggies are cooked through, turn off heat, add in toasted sesame oil and pulse everything with an immersion blender until smooth and creamy.

While the soup is cooking, prepare quinoa. Wash quinoa in a fine mesh colander under running water. Add to a pot with salt and water, bring to a boil and then simmer on low with a lid on for 15 minutes, until completely cooked through.

Serve the pureed soup with a scoop of cooked quinoa, or portion out and reheat later on.

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Ne znam da li vam je poznato, ali Internet je trenutno poludio za praškom od gljiva i on je sada zauzeo važno mjesto koje je pred par godina imao tost sa avokadom. Iskreno, ja sam bila pomalo skeptična oko cijele fame, ali sam ipak odlučila isprobati taj čudesni prah, pošto je sve jako jednostavno i zdravorazumski (Uzmete sušene gljive, ubacite u multipraktik i boom! Eto vam prašak od gljiva.). I na kraju sam se i ja kao nevjerni Toma uvjerila da ipak ima neke čarolije u skromnom prašku od gljiva, pa vam svakako predlažem da ga i vi isprobate.

Također, kao super jeftini izvor sušenih gljiva svakako vam preporučam dobri stari Ebay. Ja od tamo naručujem sušene shiitake u većim pakiranjima, pa cijena ispadne stvarno pristupačna (za razliku od npr. sušenih vrganja po našim dućanima, brrr). U ovom sam receptu upotrijebila miks smrznute mrkve, brokule i cvjetače, pa je juha bila gotova za čas.

SASTOJCI:

(Za 4 izdašne porcije / 6,28 kn po porciji / 25,11 kn za sve

Za juhu:

2 žlice suncokretovog ulja (0,20 kn)

1 veliki luk (0,75 kn)

2 češnja češnjaka (0,50 kn)

1 vrećica smrznutog miješanog povrća (7,50 kn)

Dobar prstohvat sušenog čilija u pahuljicama (0,15 kn)

1 žlica miso paste (2,00 kn)

4 žlice praška od gljiva – ja sam upotrijebila shiitake (4,00 kn)

4 šalice povrtnog temeljca (2,00 kn)

1 žličica tostiranog sezamovog ulja (0,50 kn)

Za kvinoju:

1 šalica kvinoje (7,50 kn)

2 šalice vode (–)

Dobar prstohvat soli (0,01 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Operite, ogulite i nasjeckajte luk i češnjak, pa ih ubacite u lonac sa uljem na jakoj vatri. Dinstajte nekoliko minuta, dok ne omekšaju i postanu staklasti. Ubacite smrznuto povrće, čili, miso, prašak od gljiva i temeljac. Pustite da zavrije, smanjite vatru, pa krčkajte 20-tak minuta sa odškrinutim poklopcem da povrće omekša. Kada je povrće kuhano, maknite s vatre, dodajte sezamovo ulje i propulsirajte štapnim mikserom da sve bude kremasto.

Dok vam se juha krčka skuhajte i kvinoju. Operite kvinoju u finoj cjediljci pod mlazom tekuće vode, pa ubacite u lončić sa vodom i solju. Pustite da zavrije, pa onda krčkajte poklopljeno na niskoj vatri 15 minuta da se kvinoja skuha do kraja.

Krem juhu poslužite sa par žlica kuhane kvinoje, ili pak sve rasporedite u porcije i podgrijte prema potrebi.

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Creamy Mushroom and Mixed Veggie Soup with Quinoa (vegan) / Krem juha od gljiva i miješanog povrća sa kvinojom (veganska)

Creamy Kale and Pea Soup (vegan) / Krem juha od kelja i graška (vegansko)

There’s also a tiny bit of frozen cauliflower in there. But the post title would have been too big to chew on. See, I had a tiny bit of frozen cauliflower left in the freezer, so into the soup it all went. I don’t really think it did much for the flavor, but since the cauli is also a part of the soup I’ll list it with the rest of the ingredients.

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 6 servings / 0.30 EUR per serving / 1.81 EUR for all)

2tbsp sunflower seed oil (0.03 EUR)

1large onion (0.10 EUR)

6 garlic cloves (0.20 EUR)

1 tsp salt (0.01 EUR)

1 tsp freshly ground black pepper (0.07 EUR)

Good pinch of dried red pepper flakes (0.02 EUR)

1 tsp garlic powder (0.07 EUR)

1 tbsp curry powder (0.07 EUR)

1 tsp dried basil (0.07 EUR)

1 bay leaf (0.03 EUR)

1 tbsp dried parsley (0.07 EUR)

½ of large kale head (0.40 EUR)

2 cups frozen peas (0.40 EUR)

1 cup frozen cauliflower (0.27 EUR)

6 cups water (–)

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METHOD:

Wash, peel and finely dice all of the veggies. Place deep pot on high heat and add in oil, onion and garlic. Saute for a few minutes, until softened and slightly translucent. Add in salt, black pepper, red pepper flakes, garlic powder, curry, basil and bay leaf. Give a good stir and cook for just a minute, so the spices become fragrant. Dump in parsley, kale, peas, cauliflower and water. Bring to a rolling boil, reduce heat and cook with a lid cracked open for about 15-20 minutes, until everything is cooked through and softened.

Remove the soup from heat and pulse with an immersion blender until smooth and creamy. Serve warm. This soup freezes and reheats very well, so you can make a big batch and keep on hand for emergencies.

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U ovoj juhici ima također i mrvica cvjetače. No onda bi naslov bio malo prevelik za prožvakati. Ali pošto sam imala malo smrznute cvjetače u frizeru, naravno da sam i nju strpala u juhu. Mislim da ona nije značajno utjecala na sam okus, no pošto je dio juhe, ipak je navedena u receptu sa svim ostalim sastojcima.

SASTOJCI:

(Za 6 porcija / 2,22 kn po porciji / 13,31 kn za sve)

2 žlice suncokretovog ulja (0,20 kn)

1 veliki luk (0,75 kn)

6 češnjeva češnjaka (1,50 kn)

1 žličica soli (0,01 kn)

1 žličica svježe mljevenog crnog papra (0,50 kn)

Dobar prstohvatsušenog čilija u listićima (0,15 kn)

1 žličica češnjaka u prahu (0,50 kn)

1 žličicacurry praha (0,50 kn)

1 žličica sušenog bosiljka (0,50 kn)

1 lovorov list (0,20 kn)

1 žlica sušenog peršina (0,50 kn)

½ velike glavice kelja (3,00 kn)

2 šalice smrznutog graška (3,00 kn)

1 šalica smrznute cvjetače (2,00 kn)

6 šalica vode (–)

PRIPREMA:

Operite, ogulite i nasjeckajte svo povrće. Stavite veliki lonac na jaku vatru i dodajte ulje, luk i češnjak. Dinstajte nekoliko minuta da sve omekša i postane staklasto. Ubacite sol, papar, čili, češnjak u prahu, curry, bosiljak i lovor. Dobro promiješajte i pustite minutu samo da začini zamiriše. Sada dodajte i peršin, kelj, grašak, cvjetaču i vodu. Pustite da zavrije, smanjite vatru, te kuhajte sa odškrinutim poklopcem 15-20 minuta, dok se svo povrće ne skuha do kraja i ne omekša.

Maknite juhu s vatre te ju usitnite štapnim mikserom da bude glatka i kremasta. Poslužite toplo. Ova se juha super smrzava i podgrijava, pa možete bez problema napraviti veću količinu i imati pri ruci za krizne trenutke.

Creamy Kale and Pea Soup (vegan) / Krem juha od kelja i graška (vegansko)

Noodle Miso Soup (vegan) / Miso juha sa rezancima (veganska)

Can we talk about the fact that it’s going to be June tomorrow and I am wearing a sweater and a windproof jacket? Since the weather conditions obviously don’t care one bit that we are approaching summer, here’s a quick and cozy recipe to warm up your frostbite laden souls. If you are lucky enough to experience more reasonable temperatures for this time of the year, then I am deeply envious. But nevertheless, bookmark this quick little recipe for future emergencies.

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 4 servings / 1.14 EUR per serving / 4.55 EUR for all)

2 squares of Chinese noodles (1.07 EUR)

6 cups veggie broth (0.40 EUR)

4 large carrots (0.40 EUR)

8 Shiitake mushrooms (0.53 EUR)

½ small head of cauliflower (0.80 EUR)

1 cup edamame beans (0.80 EUR)

1 tbsp miso paste (0.27 EUR)

1-2 tbsp soy sauce (0.13 EUR)

Good pinch red pepper flakes (0.02 EUR)

1 tsp toasted sesame oil (0.13 EUR)

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METHOD:

Wash, peel and chop up all the veggies and mushrooms. Cook the noodles according to the package instructions, rinse under cold water and set aside. Bring the veggie broth to a rolling boil and add in carrots, mushrooms, cauliflower and edamame beans. Cook for about 10 minutes, until the veggies are cooked through. Add in the noodles and cook for another minute just to reheat. Turn off heat.

Melt the miso paste in a bit of hot broth, then stir into the soup. Taste and add soy sauce as needed. Stir in red pepper flakes and toasted sesame oil. Serve immediately.

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Možemo li porazgovarati o činjenici da će sutra lipanj, a ja hodam okolo u džemperu i jakni? Pošto vremenske uvjete baš boli briga za to što se približava ljeto, evo vam jedan brzi i fini recept da vam ugrije ozeble duše. Ako imate tu sreću da uživate u razumnijim temperaturama za ovo doba godine, onda vam zavidim. Ali neovisno o tome, bukmarkirajte si ovaj receptić za buduća krizna stanja.

SASTOJCI:

(Za 4 porcije / 8,54 kn po porciji / 34,15 kn za sve)

2 kocke kineskih rezanaca (8,00 kn)

6 šalica povrtnog temeljca (3,00 kn)

4 velike mrkve (3,00 kn)

8 gljiva shiitaka (4,00 kn)

½ male glavice cvjetače (6,00 kn)

1 šalica boba (6,00 kn)

1 žlica miso paste (2,00 kn)

1-2 žlice soja sosa (1,00 kn)

Dobar prstohvat sušenog čilija u pahuljicama (0,15 kn)

1 žličica tostiranog sezamovog ulja (1,00 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Operite, ogulite i nasjeckajte povrće i gljive. Rezance skuhajte prema uputama na pakiranju, isperite pod hladnom vodom i stavite na stranu. Temeljac stavite da zavrije, pa dodajte u njega mrkve, gljive, cvjetaču i bob. Kuhajte desetak minuta, dok povrće ne bude gotovo. Dodajte rezance i kuhajte još minutu da se ugriju. Maknite s vatre.

Miso pastu rastopite u malo vrućeg temeljca pa onda umiješajte u juhu. Kušajte i prema potrebi dodajte soja sosa. Umiješajte čili i sezamovo ulje, pa odmah poslužite.

Noodle Miso Soup (vegan) / Miso juha sa rezancima (veganska)

Umami Broccoli Soup (vegan) / Umami juha od brokule (veganska)

There is a whole science behind the word umami and what it actually means, taste wise. This soup definitely delivers and is super rich and creamy. I could literally chug down buckets of it. Yet the ingredients are quite humble and the whole preparation process really easy.

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 4 generous servings / 0.78 EUR per serving / 3.11 EUR for all)

1 onion (0.10 EUR)

1 head of broccoli (0.80 EUR)

2 carrots (0.20 EUR)

3 medium sized potatoes (0.20 EUR)

2 sundried tomatoes (0.13 EUR)

6 shiitake mushrooms (0.40 EUR)

½ tsp salt (0.01 EUR)

½ tsp dried red pepper flakes (0.03 EUR)

1 tsp garlic powder (0.07 EUR)

1 tsp freshly ground black pepper (0.07 EUR)

1 tsp sweet Hungarian paprika (0.03 EUR)

1 tsp dried coriander (0.07 EUR)

1 tbsp dried parsley (0.07 EUR)

3 tbsp soy sauce (0.40 EUR)

6 cups vegetable broth (0.40 EUR)

1 tsp toasted sesame oil (0.13 EUR)

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METHOD:

Wash, peel and chop up all the veggies, including the broccoli stem. Roughly chop up the mushrooms. Add all of the ingredients, aside from toasted sesame oil, to a large pot and bring to a rolling boil.

Once the soup reaches a rolling boil, reduce heat and simmer for about 30minutes with a lid cracked open until everything is cooked through. Remove from heat, add in toasted sesame oil and pulse with an immersion blender until creamy. Taste, adjust seasoning and serve immediately, or reserve for later, as this soup reheats wonderfully.

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Postoji cijela znanost iza riječi umami i što ona točno znači po pitanju okusa. Ova je juhica definitivno jaka po pitanju umamija i jako je bogata i kremasta. Ja bi ju doslovce mogla natakati u sebe iz kante koliko mi je fina. S druge strane, sastojci su manje-više skromni,a sama priprema jako jednostavna.

SASTOJCI:

(Za 4 izdašne porcije / 5.82 kn po porciji / 23,26 kn za sve)

1 luk (0,75 kn)

1 glavica brokule (6,00 kn)

2 mrkve (1,50 kn)

3 srednje velika krumpira (1,50 kn)

2 sušene rajčice (1,00 kn)

6 gljiva shiitaka (3,00 kn)

½ žličice soli (0.01 kn)

½ žličice sušenog čilija u pahuljicama (0,25 kn)

1 žličica češnjaka u prahu (0,50 kn)

1 žličica svježe mljevenog crnog papra (0,50 kn)

1 žličica slatke crvene paprike (0,25 kn)

1 žličica mljevenog korijandera (0,50 kn)

1 žlica sušenog peršina (0,50 kn)

3 žlice soja sosa (3,00 kn)

6 šalica povrtnog temeljca (3,00 kn)

1 žličica tostiranog sezamovog ulja (1,00 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Operite, ogulite i nasjeckajtesvo povrće, uključujući i stabljiku od brokule. Krupno narežite gljive. Sve sastojke osim sezamovog ulja ubacite u lonac i pustite da zavrije.

Kada juha zavrije, smanjite vatru i krčkajte sa odškrinutim poklopcem 30-tak minuta, dok povrće ne bude kuhano. Maknite juhu sa vatre, dodajte sezamovo ulje i propasirajteštapnim mikserom da bude kremasto. Kušajte i prilagodite začine, pa odmah poslužite ili sačuvajte za kasnije, pošto se ova juhica odlično podgrijava.

Umami Broccoli Soup (vegan) / Umami juha od brokule (veganska)

Green Delight Soup (vegan) / Zelena juhica sreće (veganska)

Since spring is now officially here, I have a super healthy and vibrant green soup for you. If you’re looking for ways to pack more nutrients into your diet, definitely check this recipe out. I used radish leaves in here because I had those on hand after buying a big bunch of radishes (yes, the leaves are edible and really healthy, too). However, feel free to sub the radish leaves for any other leafy greens of your choice like spinach, kale, chard or anything else you might fancy.

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 6 generous servings / 0.59 EUR per serving / 3.55 EUR for all)

3 tbsp olive oil (0.13 EUR)

2 onions (0.20 EUR)

3 garlic cloves (0.10 EUR)

1 head of broccoli (0.80 EUR)

500 grams of Brussels sprouts (1.00 EUR)

1 tsp garlic powder (0.07 EUR)

1 tsp ground coriander (0.07 EUR)

½ tsp red pepper flakes (0.03 EUR)

1 tsp salt (0.01 EUR)

1 tsp freshly ground black pepper (0.07 EUR)

8 cups water (–)

2 cups frozen peas (0.40 EUR)

Large bunch of radish leaves (0.40 EUR)

Juice of 1 lemon (0.27 EUR)

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METHOD:

Wash, peel and chop up all the veggies, including the broccoli stem. Saute the onion on olive oil in a large pot for a few minutes until translucent before adding in garlic, broccoli stems and Brussels sprouts. Cook to slightly caramelize and then add in garlic powder, dried coriander, red pepper flakes, salt, black pepper and water. Bring to a rolling boil, then reduce heat and simmer with a lid cracked open for about 10 minutes.

After ten minutes add the broccoli florets and frozen peas to the soup. Cook for another 10 minutes, then add in the radish leaves. Leave those to cook for just a couple of minutes to wilt down before taking the soup off the heat. Squeeze in the lemon juice and pulse the soup with an immersion blender until smooth and creamy. If you like, you can also reserve a bit of the chunky stuff on the side for garnish. Taste, adjust seasoning and serve immediately, or reserve for later, as this soup reheats wonderfully.

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Pošto nam je proljeće i službeno započelo, evo vam jedna jako zdrava zelena juhica. Ako želite svoju prehranu obogatiti sa dodatnim vitaminima definitivno isprobajte ovaj recept. Ja sam u juhu stavila i lišće od rotkvice jer sam imala ogromnu količinu nakon što sam kupila veliki pušlek (lišće ne samo da je jestivo, već je i jako zdravo). Međutim, vi slobodno lišće rotkvice zamijenite nekom drugom zelenjavom po vašem izboru, kao što su špinat, kelj, blitva ili što već preferirate.

SASTOJCI:

(Za 6 izdašnih porcija / 4,42 kn po porciji / 26,50 kn za sve)

3 žlice maslinovog ulja (0,99 kn)

2 luka (1,50 kn)

3 češnja češnjaka (0,75 kn)

1 glavica brokule (6,00 kn)

500 grama prokulica (7,50 kn)

1 žličica češnjaka u prahu (0,50 kn)

1 žličica mljevenog korijandera (0,50 kn)

½ žličice sušenog čilija u pahuljicama (0,25 kn)

1 žličica soli (0.01 kn)

1 žličica svježe mljevenog crnog papra (0,50 kn)

8 šalica vode (–)

2 šalice smrznutog graška (3,00 kn)

Veliki pregršt svježeg lišća rotkvice (3,00 kn)

Sok od 1 limuna (2,00 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Operite, ogulite i nasjeckajte svo povrće, uključujući i stabljiku od brokule. U velikom loncu luk prodinstajte na maslinovom ulju dok ne postane staklast. Dodajte češnjak, stabljiku brokule i prokulice, pa kuhajte da se povrće lagano karamelizira, te onda ubacite češnjak u prahu, korijander, čili, sol, papar i vodu. Pustite da zavrije, smanjite vatru te onda krčkajte sa odškrinutim poklopcem 10 minuta.

Nakon 10 minuta dodajte cvjetiće brokule i grašak, pa kuhajte još 10 minuta. Na kraju dodajte lišće rotkvice i kuhajte sve još samo koju minutu da lišće povene. Maknite juhu s vatre, iscijedite u nju limun i pulsirajte štapnim mikserom dok ne bude kremasta. Ako želite, nešto krupnih komadića možete prethodno sačuvati sa strane za ukrašavanje. Kušajte, prilagodite začine i poslužite. Također, ova se juhica i super podgrijava pa ju možete pripremiti i unaprijed.

Green Delight Soup (vegan) / Zelena juhica sreće (veganska)

Spicy Broccoli Soup (vegan) / Pikantna juha od brokule (veganska)

You know how when you buy a head of broccoli you always throw away a huge stem? You don’t throw it away? Then congrats, you’ve been using the broccoli correctly for the whole time! However, up until recently, I had no idea that you can actually eat the broccoli stem and that it, in fact, has an even better nutritious blueprint than the florets. This soup utilizes whole broccoli and thus produces a ton of food and very little waste. That is, of course, a huge win in my book.

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 6 generous servings / 0.61 EUR per serving / 3.65 EUR for all)

2 tbsp sunflower seed oil (0.03 EUR)

1 onion (0.10 EUR)

3 garlic cloves (0.10 EUR)

2 heads of broccoli (1.60 EUR)

6 carrots (0.60 EUR)

6 medium sized potatoes (0.40 EUR)

1 tsp salt (0.01 EUR)

1 tsp Gochujang – Korean chili paste (0.07 EUR)

1 tbsp tomato paste (0.13 EUR)

1 tsp smoked paprika (0.07 EUR)

1 tsp garlic powder (0.07 EUR)

1 tsp freshly ground black pepper (0.07 EUR)

6 cups vegetable broth (0.40 EUR)

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METHOD:

Wash, peel and chop up all the veggies. Peel the outer layer of broccoli stems and dice those up as well. I wanted to keep some chunks in my soup, so I cooked broccoli florets and half of the carrots in a separate pot of salted water to al dente. You can do that too, or just keep everything in the same pot to make things easier and then when the soup is done, blend it all together.

Add the oil to a deep pot, then sauté the onion for a few minutes until slightly translucent. Add in minced garlic and stir for just a minute before adding in broccoli stems, carrots, potatoes, salt, Gochujang, tomato paste, paprika, garlic powder and black pepper. Cover everything with a veggie broth and bring to a rolling boil.

Once the soup reaches a rolling boil, reduce heat and simmer for about 30 minutes with a lid cracked open until everything is cooked through. Remove from heat and pulse with an immersion blender until creamy. If you cooked part of the veggies separately, stir in those, then taste and adjust seasoning. Serve immediately.

This soup is really filling and reheats great, so it’s an awesome meal prep option for a busy work week.

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Znate kako kada kupite cijelu brokulu uvijek bacite u smeće ogromnu stabljiku? Vi ne bacate stabljiku? Onda vam čestitam, jer cijelo vrijeme koristite brokulu na pravilan način! Međutim, sve do nedavno, ja nisam uopće znala da je stabljika brokule jestiva. A stabljika ne samo da je jestiva, već ima još i veću nutritivnu vrijednost od cvjetića brokule. Za ovu juhu iskoristit ćete cijelu brokulu, pa ne samo da ćete imati jako puno juhe, već vam ostati i jako malo otpada od povrća.

SASTOJCI:

(Za 6 izdašnih porcija / 4,54 kn po porciji / 27,21 kn za sve)

2 žlice suncokretovog ulja (0,20 kn)

1 luk (0,75 kn)

3 češnja češnjaka (0,75 kn)

2 glavice brokule (12,00 kn)

6 mrkvi (4,50 kn)

6 srednje velikih krumpira (3,00 kn)

1 žličica soli (0.01 kn)

1 žličica Gochujanga – korejske čili paste (0,50 kn)

1 žlica koncentrata od rajčice (1,00 kn)

1 žličica dimljene paprike (0,50 kn)

1 žličica češnjaka u prahu (0,50 kn)

1 žličica svježe mljevenog crnog papra (0,50 kn)

6 šalica povrtnog temeljca (3,00 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Operite, ogulite i nasjeckajte svo povrće. Ogulite i bacite vanjski sloj sa stablike od brokule, pa nasjeckajte i stabljiku. Ja sam dio povrća u juhi ostavila cijeli, pa sam cvjetiće brokule i dio mrkve skuhala al dente u posebnom loncu u slanoj vodi. Ako želite, i vi napravite tako, ili ako želite pojednostaviti stvari, sve skuhajte u istom loncu i propasirajte cijelu juhu.

Ulje stavite u veliki lonac, pa prodinstajte luk par minuta dok ne postane staklast. Dodajte svježi češnjak, pa promiješajte i kuhajte minutu, samo da zamiriši, prije nego u lonac ubacite stabljike brokule, mrkvu, krumpir, sol, Gochujang, koncentrat rajčice, papriku, češnjak u prahu i papar. Sve zalijte povrtnim temeljcem i pustite da zavrije.

Kada juha zavrije, smanjite vatru i krčkajte sa odškrinutim poklopcem 30-tak minuta, dok povrće ne bude kuhano. Maknite juhu sa vatre i propasirajte štapnim mikserom da bude kremasto. Ako ste dio povrća skuhali posebno, sada to povrće ocijedite i umiješajte u juhu. Kušajte i prilagodite začine, pa odmah poslužite.

Ova je juha jako zasitna i super se podgrijava, tako da je odlična opcija za prirpemiti unaprijed za užurbani radni tjedan.

Spicy Broccoli Soup (vegan) / Pikantna juha od brokule (veganska)

Creamy Shiitake, Bean and Potato Miso Soup (vegan) / Krem miso juha od shiitaka, graha i krumpira (veganska)

Everyone who knows that I’ve ordered a huge bag of dried shiitake mushrooms from Chinese section of Ebay thinks I am nuts, but hey, I ate those mushrooms and I’m still alive. Of course, the main reason for this is that they were super cheap. And I have inevitable faith in humanity. I’m certain that this could have gone either way, though.

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INGREDIENTS:

(Yields 6 servings / 0.36 EUR per serving / 2.16 EUR for all)

2 tbsp sunflower seed oil (0.03 EUR)

1 onion (0.10 EUR)

3 garlic cloves (0.10 EUR)

1 cup cooked Cannellini beans (0.20 EUR)

6 medium sized potatoes (0.40 EUR)

6-8 shiitake mushrooms, dried or fresh (0.40 EUR)

6 cups vegetable broth (0.40 EUR)

Good pinch of salt (0.01 EUR)

Good pinch of freshly ground black pepper (0.02 EUR)

½ tsp dried red pepper flakes (0.03 EUR)

1 tbsp miso paste (0.27 EUR)

1 tsp toasted sesame oil (0.13 EUR)

Optional:

Dried seaweed strips for serving (0.07 EUR)

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METHOD:

Wash, peel and chop up all the veggies. If using dried shiitake, soak them in warm water to soften, then roughly chop up. If using fresh shiitake, you can chop those up right away.

Add the oil to a deep pot, then sauté the onion for a few minutes until slightly translucent. Add in garlic and cook for a minute until fragrant, then add in the beans, potatoes, mushrooms and their soaking liquid, veggie broth, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes. Bring to a rolling boil, reduce heat and simmer with a lid cracked open for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes remove the soup from heat.

Dissolve miso paste in half a cup of cooking liquid and stir it into the soup. Be sure that the soup is off heat at that point. You don’t want miso to boil because it will then lose all its health benefits from the good bacteria. Stir the dissolved miso back into the soup together with sesame oil. Pulse the soup with immersion blender until creamy. Taste, adjust seasonings and serve. Optionally, sprinkle with strips of dried seaweed.

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Svi koji znaju da sam od kineske enklave na Ebayu naručila sušene shiitake gljive misle da sam poludila, ali evo, mogu sa zadovoljstvom prijaviti da sam pojela gljive i preživjela. Naravno, razlog za taj avanturizam je primarno to što su gljive bile stvarno jeftine. A i ja imam nepokolebljivu vjeru u čovječanstvo. Iako, bila sam otvorena za sve ishode. 🙂

SASTOJCI:

(Za 6 porcija / 2,69 kn po porciji / 16,11 kn za sve)

2 žlice suncokretovog ulja (0,20 kn)

1 luk (0,75 kn)

3 češnja češnjaka (0,75 kn)

1 šalica kuhanog bijelog graha (1,50 kn)

6 srednje velikih krumpira (3,00 kn)

6-8 sušenih ili svježih shiitaka (3,00 kn)

6 šalica povrtnog temeljca (3,00 kn)

Dobar prstohvat soli (0,01 kn)

Dobar prstohvat svježe mljevenog crnog papra (0,15 kn)

½ žličice sušenog chilija u pahuljicama (0,25 kn)

1 žlica miso paste (2,00 kn)

1 žličica tostiranog sezamovog ulja (1,00 kn)

Dodatno po želji:

Trakice sušenih morskih algi za posluživanje (0,50 kn)

PRIPREMA:

Operite, ogulite i fino nasjeckajte svo povrće. Ako koristite sušene shiitake, namočite ih u toploj vodi da omekšaju, pa grubo nasjeckajte. Svježe shiitake možete odmah narezati.

Veliki lonac sa uljem stavite na jaku vatru, pa na ulju par minuta dinstajte luk, sve dok ne postane staklast. Dodajte češnjak i kuhajte minutu, samo da zamiriši, pa onda ubacite i grah, krumpire, gljive sa tekućinom od namakanja, temeljac, sol, papar i čili. Pustite da zavrije, smanjite vatru i krčkajte sa odškrinutim poklopcem 30-tak minuta. Nakon 30 minuta maknite juhu sa vatre.

Miso pastu rastopite u oko pola šalice tekućine od kuhanja, pa umiješajte sve to natrag u juhu. Svakako pazite da vam juha više nije na vatri jer miso ne smije zavrijeti, pošto će onda izgubiti sva zdrava svojstva od dobrih bakterija. Rastopljeni miso umiješajte natrag u juhu skupa sa sezamovim uljem. Propulsirajte juhu sa štapnim mikserom dok sve ne bude lijepo kremasto. Kušajte, prilagodite začine i poslužite. Po želji juhu još možete posipati sušenim morskim algama koje ste narezali na tanke trakice.

Creamy Shiitake, Bean and Potato Miso Soup (vegan) / Krem miso juha od shiitaka, graha i krumpira (veganska)