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Posted Oct 30, 2017
Galician Soup with a Twist

With Arden recently back from Spain, I had been thinking of making a hearty fall spin on classic Galician soup. This soup is perfect for cooler days and pairs well with a crisp Chardonnay. Most of the ingredients you will probably already have in your pantry, which make it an easy choice when you are a bit pressed for time!

Ingredients 

  • ½ head of cabbage, chopped
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 1 cup white or yellow onion, diced
  • 1 cup carrots, diced
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 14 oz can white beans
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • 14 oz can basil, oregano, garlic diced tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • few shakes of black pepper
  • salt to taste

Instructions
  1. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add celery, onions, and carrots.
  3. Saute until slightly tender.
  4. Stir in garlic.
  5. Pour in chicken broth and orange juice
  6. Stir in tomatoes and cabbage.
  7. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat.
  8. Cook until cabbage is tender.
  9. Stir in peas and beans.
  10. Stir in oregano, basil, red pepper flakes, black pepper and salt
  11. Let sit, covered on simmer for 30 minutes.
  12. Serve with fresh parmesan on top!
Wine Pairing: Chardonnay. Contact us to find your perfect bottle!

Gaux Beyond Your Taste Buds! – Margaux

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