Soup-e Sabzijat is one of the light and delicious foods.
- Peeled Barley
- Enough meat or chicken broth
- Enough parsley
- Tomato paste 1 tablespoon
- Enough salt, black pepper, turmeric and paprika
- Sufficient amount of fresh lemon juice
- Sufficient amount of soup noodles (optional).
The first stage
To prepare vegetable soup, we first wash the barley, then put it in a bowl containing water and let the barley stay in the water until it is soaked. Next, we wash the carrot, then remove its skin.
The second stage
Now we grate the carrot with a fine grater. Next, we wash the zucchini, then grate it coarsely like carrots. Afterward, we peel the onion, then wash it and chop it into small pieces.
The third stage
At this stage, we put a suitable pot on low heat, then pour some liquid oil into it and immediately add the onion. Next, fry the onion a little, then add salt, black pepper, turmeric and paprika to the onion.
The fourth stage
Now, when the raw smell of the spices is gone, pour the barley into a colander to remove the excess water, then add it to the onion. Next, add the zucchini to the barley along with the carrot, then mix.
The fifth stage
At this stage, we add enough meat or chicken broth to the vegetables, then stir and let the soup boil for 20 to 30 minutes until the vegetables are cooked. Next, we wash the parsley, then put it in a colander.
The sixth stage
Now we let the extra juice of the parsley come out, then we put the parsley on the meat board and chop it finely and add it to the soup. Next, we add pasta or soup noodles to the pot.
The seventh stage
At this stage, we add tomato paste to the soup along with fresh lemon juice, then mix until the color of the tomato paste in the soup spreads. Next, let the soup boil for 5 to 10 minutes until it reaches desired consistency.
The eighth stage
Finally, after this time, we take the pot off the heat, then pour the soup into the desired container. Finally, garnish the soup with some chopped parsley, then serve.
Why should we eat soup?
Soups are nutritious, affordable and easy-to-cook dishes. And whether you’re using fresh products or leftovers, spices can make any soup delicious. It is a very attractive offer when the weather gets cold in autumn and winter. This food warms your body and makes you eat less food. When this nutritious food is cooked, delicious aromas spread throughout the house and provide color and aroma for the cold season, which is often a pleasant feeling. Soups are a delicious and nutritious meal for all family members. For the younger group, vegetables often add flavor to this dish. It is also suitable for special diets, such as vegetarians or vegans, or those who watch their salt intake. Soups are easy to make. It is easy to reduce or even eliminate salt with the help of herbs and spices. Here are some points about this nutritious food.
1. It is rich in nutrients
Soups made with beans and meat provide body fat. Beans also contain fiber. According to researchers, tomatoes are a good source of lycopene, an antioxidant that may help reduce the risk of cancer, especially prostate cancer. The vegetables in the soup contain many vitamins such as A and C. Creamy soups provide calcium and vitamin D. For those who find it difficult to eat 7-8 servings of vegetables a day, making a pot of soup to warm up and eat during the week is a good solution. You can add a variety of vegetables to your soup, and it’s also a great way to combine leftovers and create a whole new dish. Plus, it’s easy to add a variety of vegetables to this hearty meal. Even people who don’t like this food very much are attracted to this healthy food.
2. Low-fat soup is useful for weight loss
Most soups, if made with lean meats, are low in fat and are a good choice for anyone concerned about fat in their diet. To reduce fat in soups, use lean broths and lean meat, milk for creamy soups; or instead of milk, you can use pureed white beans to thicken this dish. To further reduce the fat in this dish without losing flavor, refrigerate it and remove the fat before reheating and serving.
3. Reduces pain
When preparing this dish, do not throw away the bones. In fact, if you cook chicken and meat bones to make bone soup, you have a delicious bone broth dish that is rich in gelatin, collagen, and glycine, which have a natural anti-inflammatory effect. A bowl of bone broth can promote healthy bowel movements, improve bowel movement and fight inflammation in the gut, healing the gut naturally. It also helps boost immunity to prevent stomach infections.
4.They strengthen your immune system
Instead of taking expensive drugs for your immune system, you can use homemade soups to boost your immune system. Some soups contain disease-fighting nutrients. For example, you can eat a bowl of chicken soup that can help you get rid of a cold. You can also make use of onions, garlic, carrots or celery in your soups, since these ingredients have immune-boosting features. Soups can boost the body’s natural immune system while providing essential vitamins and minerals.