Immune Boosting: Change of Season Soup with Chicken and Root Vegetables

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Change of Season Soup with Chicken and Root Vegetables

Using delicious fall harvest staples, this soup is great for helping boost the immune system as seasons change,  and keeps us warm during the cold winter months.

Serves 3-4

INGREDIENTS

1 chicken cut into 4 to 8 pieces

3-4 cloves of garlic

3-4 onions

A few slices of fresh gingerChange-of-Season-Soup-2

1 cup of sliced horseradish or parsley root

2 spoons sesame oil

2 pieces of dried tangerine skin

1 cinnamon stick

250g squash/ pumpkin

3-4 pieces of black Chinese mushrooms

1 tablespoon miso paste

½ teaspoon black pepper

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Soak the mushrooms for 30-40 min before cooking.
  2. Sauté the onions and ginger until golden-brown and add the garlic and chicken. Sauté for few minutes and add all the other ingredients.
  3. Cover in water and bring to a boil. Simmer for 1 hour.
  4. During the last 5-10 minutes, add the miso paste and the black pepper.

 

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