Sunday, February 6, 2011

Lotus Root Soup

Yum, more wintry soup!


  • 1- 1.5lb lotus root 
  • 5-6 red dates
  • 1 cup black-eyed peas
  • 1 slice of ginger
  • 3 quarts of chicken or pork broth


  • Peel and cube lotus root.
  • Bring broth to a boil, then add lotus root. Adjust to medium heat and let it cook for 30 minutes or until lotus root is cooked.
  • Add black-eyes peas, red dates, and ginger. 
  • Let it cook for another 15-20 minutes, or until the black-eyes peas are cooked.
  • Add salt to flavor. 

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