This healing soup is wonderful support during the cold and flu season filled with vital vegetables and nutrients.
1 small yellow onion, chopped
1-5 cloves garlic, chopped or crushed (to taste)
¼ thinly sliced burdock root
½ cup sliced shiitake mushrooms
½ tsp of dried turmeric root or 1 tsp of grated fresh turmeric root
1 tsp - 3 Tbsp grated fresh ginger root (to taste)
8 cups of your favorite broth (veggie, miso, bone etc..)
Juice of ½ lemon
½ cup grated carrot
3 Tbsp fresh minced parsley or cilantro
Combine the onion, garlic, burdock root, mushrooms, turmeric, ginger, and broth. Simmer for 15-20 minutes.
Remove from heat and add the lemon juice, carrot and parsley or cilantro.
Put cover on pan and steam for 5 minutes.
Eat 1-4 times a day as need for support and well being.