Pickle Soup

Salty, tangy, hot and sweet. This one hits every note. Everything is slowly simmered to create a deep broth that binds all the other components together in harmony.

1 can chick peas/brine
1/2 a medium yellow onion, diced
3 stalks celery, diced
1 poblano, diced
1 jalapeno, minced
1 serrano, minced
6 cloves garlic, minced

2 cups water
2 tbls pickle brine
1/2 cup white wine
1/4 cup brandy
2 tbls olive oil
1 tbl sriracha
1 tbl hot sauce
1 tbl spicy mustard
1 lime, zest and juice

several handfuls fresh parsley leaves
2 tsps paprika
1 tsp celery seed
2 tbls nutritional yeast flakes

Add it all to a pot, except the fresh parsley. Bring it to a boil and then keep it on a slow simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in parsley. Rest 5 minutes.

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