Below is a soup that is very helpful during flu and cold season. It can help fight or prevent illnesses like coronavirus, cold virus, and flu. Check out our recipe book to find more soups recipes.
1 pound of chicken or turkey meat (any protein of your choice)
¼ cups of ginger root
2-3 cloves of garlic
Small habanero pepper (optional: if you prefer a spicy soup)
4 oz. of tomato sauce
Fennel, Basil (fresh or dry), Sage (fresh or dry), Oregano leaves (fresh or dry) (optional: If you wish to add all these herbs to pack the soup with more anti-viral ingredients)
1. Rinse the meat and add it to the pot.
2. Add 3 cups of water and 2 tsp. of salt, then cook meat over medium-high heat.
3. Divide onions in half, chop half and add it to the meat and leave the other half inside the pot.
4. Add the habanero pepper (optional) and ginger to cook along with the meat for 5 minutes.
5. After 5 minutes blend the habanero pepper, garlic, the other half onion, and ginger root with ½ cup of water then add it to the pot.
6. Add 4oz. of tomato sauce and allow it to cook for 5 minutes. Add 1 cup of water if the soup is drying out and adjust the taste by adding some salt (1/2 tsp.).
7. Reduce the temperature under the stove to medium and let soup cook for another 10 -15 minutes or until the meat is tender, then taste for salt. Adjust with salt if needed.
At this point, you can allow soup your soup is done, however, if you prefer to pack your soup with more anti-viral and anti-bacterial herbs follow the next steps.
8. Chop the fennel in medium pieces and add them to your soup. Then add ½ tsp of rosemary, basil, and oregano into your soup. (You can add ½ tsp of any of the herbs listed up above to your soup)
9. Allow soup to cook for another 5 minutes then taste for salt, then adds salt if necessary. Set soup aside to cool down.
Enjoy soup by itself, with bread, potatoes or yam.
To make a great soup, you need to start with a great broth which you get from the meat. While making soup, do not only use the meat part only, thrown in some bones. The bone from the meat gives the broth/soup such a great flavor. Soup made with meat and bones has an amazing taste. The featured picture on this post, I used the bonny part of the smoked turkey.