Leek and Smoked Paprika Soup with Elbow Macaroni

. October 14, 2008

This soup captured my tastebuds. It's no secret I love smoked paprika so when I came across this recipe from Thierry Thorens who wrote an encyclopedia on spices I had to give it a try!


-2 leeks trimmed and chopped
-chopped cabbage
-1 cup elbow macaroni
-1 carrot
-1 onion
-1 tbsp tomato paste
-2 tbsp smoked paprika or paprika
-2 cloves
-1tsp sechouan pepper

Heat oil in a large saucepan. Add vegetables and cook on low heat until wilted.Add about 6 cups of water ,onion and spices, tomato paste and seasoning. Bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat and simmer until vegetables are tender. Add elbow macaroni and cook .Serve when al dente.

Pour les français:
-2 poireaux
-1 laitue
-250 g de coquillettes
-1 carotte
-1 oignon entier
-1 cuillère à soupe de concentré de tomates
-2 cuillères à soupe de paprika fumé ou paprika
-2 clous de girofle
-1 cuillère à café de poivre de Sichouan

Couper les legumes et faites les suer à l'huile dans une cocotte. Verser 1,5l d'eau environ puis ajouter les épices,l'oignon le concentré et l'assaisonnement. Faites cuire à couvert. En fin de cuisson ajouter les coquillettes et servez quand elles sont al dente.


gail said...

mmm! I love paprika and smoked paprika, yum, yum!

thehungryengineer said...

This is wonderful - I love smoked paprika and am always looking for new ways to use it!

Myrtille said...

-thanks gail
-thanks thehungryengineer

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