Sunday, August 28, 2011


How lucky am I? ...rainy balmy day (Irene is passing by Charleston) and a friend has made me lunch, a warm hearty soup.  Great Comfort for the Soul no matter what ails ya?


3  boxes of organic veggie broth
1 white onion,diced
1 red pepper, diced
5 carrots, grated
4 cloves garlic, grated or minced
1 box Falafel Mix, mix and make small shaped balls
thyme, rosemary and celery seed - 1/4 teaspoon each
salt  and pepper to taste
1 cup veggie Parmesan cheese
1 cup egg pastina or orzo


Make falafel mix according to pkg directions.  Fry the balls in a bit of veggie broth.
In a lg. soup pot, saute the onions, peppers, carrots and garlic in some broth. 
Add the seasonings.  Add the broth. 
Simmer for about 20 minutes.  Add the falafel balls.  Cook low for another 30 minutes, lid on.
Add the pastina or orzo and cook on low for an hour.
Turn off heat and let sit for another 15 minutes.
Adjust salt and pepper.

warm and hearty

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