Soups

Bey's Soup: Traditional Version

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As if straight out of a Bosnian royalty cookbook, Bey’s soup is a dish you’ll have a hard time forgetting. Luckily this okra delicacy – simmered in a chicken based broth, finished off with a simple roux, then sprinkled with lemon juice as the last touch – is here for your consumption.

6
8 ounces fresh okra (or 1 string if dried)
Juice from ½ lemon
8 cups water
3 chicken legs with thighs (or 2 chicken legs and 1 thigh)
2 carrots (medium, diced)
1 celery root (or 1 celery stick)
1 teaspoon salt
Pepper to taste
1 bay leaf
2 ounces butter
2-3 tablespoons flour
1 egg yolk
1 tablespoon sour cream
1-2 tablespoons parsley
Dice okra (or take it off the string) and place in a pot. Cover with 2 cups of water, add lemon juice, and bring to a boil. Boil for 50 minutes on low. Add more water if necessary. Take off heat and...
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Nutritions

Calories
167

Sodium
438mg
18% DV

Fat
21g
33% DV

Protein
6g
13% DV

Carbs
11g
3% DV

Fiber
4g
17% DV