Vegetarian Sweet Potatoes, Potatoes and Corn Broth with Orzo
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Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Chinese Soup
Serves: 8
  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and largely cubed
  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and largely cubed
  • 1 white onion, peeled and diced
  • 3 cloves of fresh garlic, diced
  • 2 fresh corn
  • orzo pasta
  • 3L water
  1. Boil your soup water
  2. Wash, peel and largely cube your sweet potatoes and potatoes
  3. Shuck the corn, keeping the cob
  4. When the soup water boils, add all the ingredients together and boil on medium heat for 30 minutes
  5. Add optional broth or salt to the soup if you'd like
  6. For garnish, dice garlic and onions
  7. Pan-fry until golden brown in a little bit of oil
  8. Set aside to cool
  9. In a smaller pot with 1 tsp of salt, boil the orzo for 7-9 minutes until soft
  10. Once the orzo is finished, drain and rinse under cold running water to prevent sticking and further cooking
  11. When soup is done, in a bowl, put orzo on the bottom and add in hot soup
  12. Add garnishes
  13. Enjoy!
Recipe by The Chinese Soup Lady & Chinese Soup Recipes at