Healthy and wholesome, this nutritious soup is perfect for the cold snap
With evenings getting colder, there is nothing more comforting than curling up with a hearty bowl of stew or soup.
Sadie’s Kitchen is an Irish company that makes tasty and nutritious broth. We were delighted to hear about their new Boosting Beef Bone Broth, which has a multitude of uses: as a base for soup, stew, ramen or gravy, or simply to enjoy alone as a warming drink. Even better, the broth is free from added salt or additives, as well as boasting an impressive 11 grams of protein – just what you need to keep your health up amidst winter colds. Available in food retailers nationwide, €4.50.
- 50g of dried mushrooms (porcini works well)
- 25g butter
- 1 onion, chopped
- 4 garlic cloves, chopped
- Handful fresh parsley, roughly chopped
- 500g mushrooms, any variety
- 700ml of beef bone broth
- 150ml single cream
- Truffle oil, to serve
- Soak the dried mushrooms in hot water for ten minutes. Drain well, reserving the liquid.
- In a pan, sauté your onion and garlic in butter until the onion is translucent and fragrant.
- Reserving a few for serving, add the dried and fresh mushrooms until the pan until they soften.
- Toss in half of your parsley and cover with bone broth and the remaining liquid from the mushrooms. Once boiling, reduce heat and cover with a lit. Simmer for 30 minutes.
- Add in the cream, season to taste and blend to desired consistency. Allow to simmer for a further 5 minutes.
- To serve, garnish in a bowl with the remaining dried mushrooms, crutons, fresh parsley, and a drizzle of oil.