Almond Soup

almond-soup

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup almonds, blanched and ground
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole milk, warm
  • 2 1/2-3 cups beef broth
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper

For the sauce

  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/4 cup beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1 handful pomegranate seeds

How to make Turkish Almond Soup

  1. Melt the butter in a medium-sized pot.
  2. Add the flour, stir, and slowly pour in the warm milk, while stirring constantly. Blend well, using a whisk.
  3. Add the almonds, beef broth, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Cook for 20 to 25 minutes on low heat. Do not cover.
  4. Melt the teaspoon of butter in a small pan and add the beef broth.
  5. When the liquid begins to bubble, add the parsley, then pour over soup.
  6. Ladle soup into 4 bowls.
  7. Sprinkle with pomegranate seeds and serve immediately.
  8. ENJOY!

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