Brothy, rich and tangy with lots of fresh cracked pepper, this is my go-to, cure-all, it’s cold out and I don’t want to leave the house soup. Not only is it good for a cold day, it is heaven if you have a head cold. It is also the number one requested item from my Dad.
The recipe starts like so many other humble recipes – with onions and heat and salt a oil
Onions and garlic come out to play at the start of this recipe – their bite gets toned down by sautéing with salt for a richer flavor later. Doesn’t it seem like the start to so many great recipes?
Toasting the rice ever so slightly adds a nutty flavor to the finished soup
Next, the rice gets a little toast to release a subtle flavor that will have your taste buds watering….
The fresh lemon comes on as a finish in every spoonful. It is subtle and suprising.
Fresh lemon just at the end for citrusy brightness
Sick at home? Sipping on this will help banish a sore throat and erase those shivers. Best of all? It only takes 20 minutes to make. Add in some garlic bread and dinner is served.