Monday, July 19, 2010

Summer Soup and fruit shortcake!

We made this tonight and it was really good can pretty much make it out of all the veggies you have out in the garden!

You need:
2 TB Olive Oil
2 jalapenos seeded and chopped
1 green bell pepper, diced
1 onion, diced
3 ribs celery, diced
3 cloved garlic, minced
salt and pepper
1 (28 oz) crushed tomatoes
1 (16 oz) stewed tomatoes
1 can vegetable stock
3 TB fresh cilantro,chopped

Heat a soup pot over medium-high heat.  Add 2 TB oil and all veggies....saute until veggies are tender (5-10 minutes).  Add crushed tomatoes, stewed tomatoes, veggie stock, salt, pepper, and cilantro.  Bring to a boil and reduce to simmer.

Serve with grilled cheese quesadillas and top with avocado smash!
Avocado Smash:
2 Avocados
2 TB chopped cilantro
3 scallions
1 lime, juiced
1 cup sour cream
salt and pepper to taste
1 plum tomato chopped

Add first 5 ingredients and smash with potato smasher.  Add the tomatoes and salt/pepper to taste!

Fruit Shortcake:
fresh fruit (we used strawberries, blueberries and peaches)
1 package frozen pie crust
vanilla ice cream
cool whip

Bake the pie crust in the oven for about 10 minutes on aluminum pan....once cool break into pieces.

Put several pieces of pie crust in bowl and top with ice cream, fruit, and cool whip!

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