ROASTED AUTUMN VEGETABLE SOUP WITH CARROT SALAD

January 11

ROASTED AUTUMN VEGETABLE SOUP

http://www.thebuddhistchef.com/recipe/roasted-autumn-vegetable-soup/

Roasting sweet potatoes, carrots and onions helps bring out their natural sweetness. Blend them, and you have a warm, healthy soup for a cool night.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Sweet Potato
  • 1 Large Yellow or White Onion
  • 3 Long Carrots
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste
  • 4 cups vegetable stock

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F

  2. Coarsely chop the vegetables and place in a large bowl.

  3. Add olive oil, nutmeg, cinnamon, cumin, turmeric, salt, pepper and mix well.

  4. Place on a baking sheet or in a baking dish.

  5. Bake for 30 minutes.

  6. Remove vegetables from the oven, place in a saucepan, discard the extra oil and add the vegetable stock.

  7. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until vegetables are tender, 15-20 minutes.

  8. Puree soup until smooth in small batches in a blender

Garnish Options

crisp bacon, kielbasa sausage, ham, cooked chicken

roasted sweet potato chunks, roasted carrots, roasted onions

CARROT SALAD

Recipe courtesy of Family Circle Magazine

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf Italian parsley
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 bag (10 ounces) shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 small red onion, chopped

Directions

1. Combine olive oil, lemon juice, parsley, mustard, salt and sugar in small bowl.

2.Combine carrots, raisins, and onion in large bowl.

3. Add dressing.

4. Cover and refrigerate 2 hours or overnight.

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Caswell Farmers' Market - Semora
4807 NC-57, just west of 119N
Semora, NC 27343

Inspected Community Kitchen
14771 NC Hwy. 119 N. , just north of 57
Semora, NC 27343

Caswell Farmers' Market - Yanceyville
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Yanceyville, NC 27379