There is nothing better than having a steaming hot bowl of homemade wholesome soup on a cold day, it warms you from the inside out! Throw in some cooked macaroni and it makes a perfect meal and it's an easy lunch or dinner to put together.
1 kg lamb forequarter chops, trim all excess fat
2 big brown onion, cubed
6 tomatoes, halved
3 large carrots, cubed
3 large potatoes, cubed
3 stalks celery, cut to chunks
a thumb-size piece of ginger, smashed
1/2 tbsp black peppercorns, crushed
4.5 litre water
salt & pepper, to taste
coriander leaves, to garnish
- Blanch lamb chops in boiling water for about 5 minutes, drained and rinsed with cold water. Set aside.
- Fill a large soup pot with water and bring to the boil. Add in blanched lamb chops and all the ingredients (except salt & pepper) and bring back to the boil. Simmer for 2 - 3 hours under low fire until meat is tender.
- Season with salt and pepper.
- Garnish with chopped coriander leaves before serving.