Mozzarella Stuffed Meatball Soup

Rich Tomato based Soup with Mozzarella stuffed Meatballs make a hearty, warming dinner

Rich Tomato based Soup with Mozzarella stuffed Meatballs make a hearty, warming dinner

Some days I think I have the weather figured out perfectly. But, whether you believe the weather man or not, a typical Spring week does not always mean great weather !

Then it is time for a hearty, comforting bowl of this Mozzarella Stuffed Meatball Soup.

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Biltong {Beef Jerky} Soup

Delicious, rich and hearty soup made using traditional South-African Biltong which is similar {but not 100% same} as "Beef Jerky"

Biltong is thee savory snack in South-Africa. When I found a recipe for Biltong Soup on the DailyFix site recently, I had to try it immediately.

I would never have thought of making soup with Biltong ! And believe me, my whole family loved the recipe. We have had it countless times already and still crave for more.

Rich, creamy and so comforting ! Both the Cheeses also adds a lot of punch to this recipe for Biltong Soup, but you can play around with the quantities – like Blue Cheese more ? Well then, add more and maybe a little less of the Cheddar.

I am not sure whether the American, Beef Jerky, would work the same way, or even if it can be grated finely, but I did read up on Biltong and Beef Jerky, and found that there are in fact places where one can buy South-African Biltong in the US.

Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom seem to have lots of places where you can buy traditional Biltong. I do hope, wherever you are, that you can get hold of some Biltong and try this recipe as it is most definitely the most delicious Soup we have ever had.

If you would like to read up about the comparisons between Biltong and Beef Jerky etc, you can find all the info HERE.

BILTONG {Beef Jerky} SOUP

adapted from: DailyFix

INGREDIENTS:

100g Butter
1 t Garlic, crushed
3 TB Flour
1/2 t Nutmeg
1/2 t Ground Coriander
1/2 t Freshly Ground Black Pepper
1 cup Chicken Stock
3 cups Milk {increase Milk for a thinner soup}
1/2 cup Fresh Cream
1/3 cup Blue Cheese, crumbled
1/2 cup Cheddar Cheese, grated
100g Biltong / Beef Jerky {finely grated or the powdered kind for sandwiches}
2 t Sherry
Thin Biltong Slices, to garnish   {optional}

DIRECTIONS:

1.) Heat the Butter over medium heat in a medium pot.
2.) Saute the Garlic in the Butter for 1 minute – sprinkle over the Flour, Nutmeg, Coriander and Black Pepper – stir to form a paste.
3.) Add the Stock – stirring continuously to prevent lumps – add the Milk and Fresh Cream, bring to the boil and turn the heat to low.
4.) Add the Blue Cheese and the Cheddar – stir until melted – remove from heat.
5.) Stir in the Biltong and just before serving, stir in the Sherry.

Scoop into serving bowl, garnish with thin Biltong slices and serve immediately with freshly baked, thick slices of bread. The soup will thicken on standing.

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16 Hearty Soup Recipes

16 Hearty Soup Recipes

We all crave comfort food during the chilly months and what better than a nice, delicious bowl of soup ! Add to that a couple of sliced crusty bread or toasted sandwiches {whichever way you prefer!} and you are set. In this collection we have 16 Hearty Soup Recipes and I am sure you would find one or two – or hopefully more – which would also become some of your favorites.

These recipes have all been tried, tested and approved by the families of the Freedom Fridays with All My Bloggy Friends link party hosts {a.k.a. Evelyn, Jamie and Linda 😉 }, and many of them are long time family inherited favorites.

Let’s get on to the collection and I hope you enjoy browsing this delightful collection !

 16 HEARTY SOUP RECIPES

16 Hearty Soup Recipes