SPICY VEGETABLE SOUP WITH ZUCCHINI NOODLES AND MUSHROOMS

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So without further ado, here’s one of our favourite Le Creuset recipes: Spicy Vegetable Soup with Zucchini Noodles and Mushrooms. Oozing flavour, this dish is perfect for Autumn and Winter, when the weather is turning notably colder and the leaves are starting to fall. We are sure you will love it just as much as we do.

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SPICY VEGETABLE SOUP WITH ZUCCHINI NOODLES AND MUSHROOMS - SERVES 6-8

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 60 minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 minced shallots
  • 5 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons minced ginger
  • 1 tablespoon minced lemongrass
  • 1 very small minced habanero pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 stick of cinnamon
  • 2.3 litres of vegetable stock
  • 1 1/2 juiced limes
  • 2 medium zucchinis (courgettes), made into noodles
  • 2 cups enoki mushrooms (or other mushrooms, depending on availability)

METHOD

  1. In a large Round Casserole set over a medium heat, heat the olive oil. Add the shallots, garlic, ginger, lemon grass and habanero pepper. Season with salt and pepper and saute until the oil is fragrant, for about 4 minutes.
  2. Add the cinnamon stick and saute for 1 minute.
  3. Add the vegetable stock and lime juice and bring to a low boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Strain the broth and return to the pot. Add the zucchini noodles and mushrooms and continue simmering for 10 minutes, or until the noodles are just tender. Season to taste.
  5. Place some noodles and mushrooms in the bottom of a shallow bowl and ladle the broth into the bowl. Garnish with micro greens and a lime wedge. Top with a small amount of Sriracha sauce if desired.
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