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August 23, 2010

New Toy.

I’ve been wanting to buy an immersion blender for my kitchen since I first made discovery of its existence, and upon my return from Europe, my mother bought me one. I guess she missed me ; )

To Christen it, I decided to make this Pureed Vegetable Soup.

(Yield: 6-8 servings)


3 tbsp olive oil

1 medium onion, sliced

2 carrots, peeled, diced

1 zucchini, peeled, diced

1 orange bell pepper, diced

1 tomato, diced

¾ tsp dried basil

1 tsp corn starch

4 c beef broth

1 large potato, peeled, cubed

1 pinch yellow curry powder

2 tbsp minced parsley


Heat oil in large soup pot on low heat. Add onion, season with pinch of sugar and salt, and sauté for 10 min, stirring frequently. Add carrots and cook 2 min. Add zucchini and bell pepper, season with salt and pepper, raise the heat to medium and cook for 10 min. Then, add tomato and basil, and cook 2 min. Stir in corn starch until fully incorporated. Add beef broth to pot, raise heat to high, cover with lid, and bring to a boil. Once rolling boil is achieved, add potato, lower heat to simmer and cook for 30 min, stirring occasionally.

Turn heat off. Add parsley and curry. Re-season if necessary. Immerse hand blender into pot and puree until desired consistency is reached. *Add cream or butter for extra luxury.


Alen Agaronov said...

I hope your immersion blender secures a warm seat in your family amongst the many other kitchen marvels... such as the sandwich press... and the water filter.

Pam said...

I love my immursion blender. Your soup looks and sounds wonderful.

Marta from With Love... said...

Thank sounds delicious :) Yum!


Olga @ MangoTomato said...

welcome back from Europe: it was a lot of fun looking at all of your travel photos! And congrats on your new toy: you'll find so much use for it.

Megan said...

I am hoping to get an immersion blender... maybe for my birthday or Christmas. I'd love to make soups like this one. New kitchen toys are the best!