Soups are one of the favorite and most popular dishes in various countries. They can be vegetables, fish, mushrooms, meat, dairy.
Let's talk about soups with meat. They are appropriate on any day and at different times of the year, but are especially desirable on cold autumn or winter days. At this time, rarely anyone will be delighted with a plate of hot soup, so nourishing and warming not only the body, but even the soul. The soup in meat broth, seasoned with vegetables, will give the body energy and nutrients.
Soups with meat - food preparation
Meat for soup is washed, rid of streaks, films. You can remove the skin from the chicken - such broth will be less fatty, more dietary.
Beef or pork is cut into small pieces. Chicken meat is boiled in large pieces, and then removed from the pan, remove the bones, cut the meat into small pieces and send back to the broth.
The following recipes use the most common and widely available products. Each mistress can follow them. You can make any adjustments to them, adjusting the recipe to your taste.
Recipe 1: soup with meat (ribs) and beans
Beans make the soup nourishing and nourishing, and ribs, especially smoked, fill it with an incredible aroma. The dish is very tasty, try to cook - do not be disappointed!
- beans (one and a half glasses);
- potatoes (4 pcs.);
- Tomato paste (3 tbsp. L).
And the main component of this soup is pork ribs. They can be smoked or raw. The required amount for a delicious soup is 1 kg.
Use also greens - dill, parsley.
Beans for soup need to prepare in advance. At night, fill it with cold water, pre-rinse.
If using raw ribs, they should be boiled. Keep in mind that the first water, as soon as it boils, needs to be drained and poured into a new pan. Put the beans there and drain them through a colander.
Boil the beans with ribs, add peeled and chopped potatoes. At this stage, you need salt soup.
Ten minutes to complete readiness to put in tomato sauce, boil.
At the very end add as many chopped greens as you like. Add to it your favorite spices. Let it all boil for a couple of minutes.
If smoked ribs are used, they must be laid simultaneously with the potatoes.
Recipe 2: soup with meat in a slow cooker
We offer a recipe for those who love rice in soup. The dish is suitable for baby food, and adults will try it with great pleasure. Nutritionists will approve the soup, which is quite understandable - it is with beef, the ingredients are not fried.
- Beef (300 g);
- carrots (1 pc.);
- two bulbs and potatoes;
- rice (200 g).
Meat cut into pieces that are usually put in the soup.
Peel carrots, onions, and potatoes.
After that, chop them: chop the potatoes and onions, and process the carrots on a fine grater.
Put all the vegetables and meat in the multicooker bowl, pour a half liter of water to them. It is better if it is boiling.
Select the appropriate mode - “Stewing” or “Soup”. Set for one hour.
The soup is boiled, and the rice, meanwhile, needs to be washed. The moment of his laying is a quarter of an hour before the end of cooking soup. This time is enough for rice to become soft.
Recipe 3: soup with chicken and zucchini
Light and nutritious, filled with the most useful and tasty vegetables, this soup is worthy of being fixed in your lunch menu.
- onions (2 pcs.);
- one by one other vegetables: tomato, zucchini, carrots, sweet peppers;
- vegetable oil (for roasting vegetables);
- seasonings, spices - those that you prefer in soups. And the main ingredient of chicken soup is thighs. Small should take two, and large - it will be enough and one.
With chicken thighs to remove the skin. Pour cold water and put on fire.
Put the whole peeled onion in the pan. It will fill the broth with flavor and taste.
Remove the meat from the finished broth, remove the bones, cut and return to the pan.
Fry vegetables in vegetable oil: second onion and carrot, chop the onion with a knife, and chop the carrot on a grater.
It was the turn of the tomato. Make a cut on its surface and pour boiling water over it - this will help to rid it of the skin. Cut the peeled tomato and sweet pepper, add them to the vegetables in the pan. Simmer all the vegetable components of the soup together for about ten minutes. If desired, add a little broth.
Zucchini cut into small cubes and put in broth. There also send zazharku from the pan.
It's time to remember the salt, spices, seasonings. Boil for five minutes all together.
Recipe 4: soup with meatballs
This soup is called Greek. It has an unusual dressing, delicious meatballs. This makes the soup attractive even to children. Treat your family with an unusual soup at the Sunday lunch, he will perfectly cheer everyone up, add energy. And you are guaranteed praise from loved ones.
- rice (a third incomplete glass);
- minced meat (0.5 kg);
- one by one: lemon and carrot;
- egg (3 pieces);
- onions (2 pcs.);
- flour (1 tbsp. l.);
- olive oil.
Wash rice, boil gently (about half-cooked).
Cooled down rice combined with minced meat, finely chopped onion and one egg. Salt the mixture, sprinkle with pepper, add a couple of spoons of cold water. You can add chopped parsley.
Form the meatballs.
In a saucepan, fry the chopped second onion with grated carrots. Pour into a container with roasted vegetables water, about half a liter. Water should be very hot - almost boiling water.
Put the meatballs in the same place.
Boil for about thirty minutes.
Prepare the egg mass. To do this, take the two remaining eggs, separate their components - proteins with yolks. After that, add the juice squeezed from the lemon to the yolks. Mix.
Add to the yolks with lemon squirrels and flour, mix again.
Pour some hot stock from the pot.
The egg mass is ready. It remains only to pour it into the soup, boil a couple of minutes. The soup is ready.
Soups with meat - tips from experienced chefs
The taste of the soup will improve significantly, if just before removing it from the stove, you add a small piece (about a tablespoon) of butter.
Chicken soup is better not to put bay leaf - it is able to muffle the flavor of chicken.
Salt the meat broth half an hour before the meat is ready.
Excellent seasoning for chicken broth are parsley, carrots, onions, peppers.
If you need to pour water into the broth, use only boiling water. By adding cold water, you spoil the taste of the broth. Experienced housewives always try to do without topping up the water, because they know for sure that this spoils the taste of the broth.
If you use bay leaf, preparing the soup, then do not forget to remove it from the finished dish.
Chopped garlic, added at the very end of cooking, will help to improve the taste of meat soup.
When using sour ingredients in the soup (cabbage, cucumbers, tomato paste, sorrel), they are added after the readiness of other vegetables, otherwise in an acidic medium they will not boil well as they should.