Bulgarian Tomato Dumpling Soup Recipe

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Bulgarian Tomato Dumpling Soup
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  1. In a medium soup pot, saute the onions and garlic in oil, stirring frequently until onions begin to soften.
  2. Add the tomatoes and cook until the onions are golden and the tomatoes are soft.
  3. Stir in the chili powder, flour, salt, and pepper an mix well.
  4. Pour in the stock slowly while whisking to completely dissolve the flour.
  5. Coarsely blend the soup in a blender or food processor and return it to the pot.
  6. Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 20-30 minutes.
  7. As soup simmers, prepare the dumplings. Cream the butter with the egg yolks.
  8. Place the couscous in a small bowl; pour the boiling water over the couscous, cover the bowl with a plate and allow it to steam for 5 minutes.
  9. Add the steamed couscous and the flour, salt, dill, and milk or stock to the butter mixture and blend well.
  10. In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff and then fold them into the couscous mixture.
  11. Drop the dumpling batter into the simmering soup by rounded tablespoons and cook, covered for about 15 minutes.
  12. The dumplings will rise to the top.
  13. To test dumplings, scoop one out and check to see if it is thoroughly cooked before serving.
  14. Serve hot, topped with fresh parsley and cheddar cheese.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 899.72 Kcal (3767 kJ)
Calories from fat 153.5 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.06g 26%
Cholesterol 65.01mg 22%
Sodium 25815.16mg 1076%
Potassium 603.88mg 13%
Total Carbs 151.76g 51%
Sugars 7.17g 29%
Dietary Fiber 5.6g 22%
Protein 8.46g 17%
Vitamin C 27.7mg 46%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 2.2mg 12%
Calcium 131.2mg 13%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 195.97 Kcal (820 kJ)
Calories from fat 33.43 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.71g 26%
Cholesterol 14.16mg 22%
Sodium 5622.99mg 1076%
Potassium 131.54mg 13%
Total Carbs 33.06g 51%
Sugars 1.56g 29%
Dietary Fiber 1.22g 22%
Protein 1.84g 17%
Vitamin C 6mg 46%
Iron 0.5mg 12%
Calcium 28.6mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 18.6
  • 21

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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