Monday, February 28, 2011

Zucchini and Spinach Soup (Ispanakli Kabak Corbasi)

3 Tbsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 onion, roughly chopped
1 big potato, cut into cubes
3 zucchinis, chopped
4 cups hot water/vegetable stock
3-4 cups fresh spinach leaves
½-1 lemon’s juice
1 Tbsp salt
Yogurt, olive oil & mint for top

Saute onion and garlic with olive oil over medium heat for about 3-4 minutes. Stir in potatoes and zucchinis. Cook for about 3-4 minutes stirring occasionally. Add salt and hot water/vegetable stock. Simmer for about 15 minutes or until the potatoes get softer.
Add spinach and cook for 2-3 minutes. Then, blend it smooth with a hand blender. Add lemon juice and take to the serving plates. Pour a dollop of yogurt, drizzle some olive oil and add a pinch of mint if desired.
Serve hot/warm.
ENJOY

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TURKCE
3 yemek kasigi zeytinyagi
2 dis sarimsak, dogranmis
1 sogan, dogranmis
1 buyuk boy patates, dogranmis
3 sakiz kabagi, dogranmis
4 su bardagi sicak su/sebze suyu
3-4 su bardagi taze ispanak
½-1 limonun suyu
1 yemek kasigi tuz
Uzeri icin yogurt, zeytinyagi & nane

Sogan ve sarimsagi zeytinyaginda yaklasik 3-4 dakika orta ateste kavurun. Kabak ve patatesleri ilave edin. Yaklasik 3-4 dakika daha kavurduktan sonra, tuz ve sicak suyu ilave edin. Yaklasik 15 dakika kadar patatesler pisene dek kisik ateste pisirin.
Ispanagi ilave edin ve 2-3 dakika sonra, blendir ile guzelce cirpin. Limon suyunu ilave edin. Karistirin ve servis tabaklarina alin. Uzerine cirpilmis yogurt, zeytinyagi ve nane koyarak sicak servis yapin.
AFIYET OLSUN

3 comments:

Norma said...

Truly a healthy soup...

Ayse nysdelight said...

Ellerine Saglik Hariyicem..Harika Gorunyor! Very healthy as well!

Pari said...

Really enjoying your recipes, your blog has changed my family's eating habits. I thank you everyday.