Side Dish – recipes
1 medium onion
2 spring onion stalks
1 celery stalk
1 cup corn (non GMO)
2 medium potatoes
1 small sweet potato
4 cups vegetable stock
salt, pepper to taste
1 lime juice
poblano or jalapeno pepper to taste
Chop the regular onion and sweet onion, then sauté them quickly in olive oil for 3 minutes. Add vegetable stock and all the diced veggies, and bring it to a boil. Simmer for 30 minutes and season with salt and pepper to taste. If you enjoy spicy soups, you can add your favorite hot pepper in the quantity you desire. Adjust the taste with lime juice.
Serve the soup in a plate or bowl, and sprinkle chopped cilantro on top. Add a slice of lime as a garnish.
This refreshing soup is perfect for summer lunches, but you can enjoy it anytime.
Cilantro: has chelation abilities – it helps detoxifying from heavy metals.
Because of its high antioxidant content, oil extracted from the leaves of cilantro has been shown to inhibit unwanted oxidation processes when added to other foods, delaying or preventing spoilage. Cilantro leaves have also been found to have an antibacterial effect against Salmonella.