Lessons > How to Make Starch-Based Thick Soup
Starch-based thick soups are hearty soups that are made by cooking starchy vegetables, legumes or grains together with a liquid. These delicious and healthy soups are appreciated by many cultures around the world.
Common examples are: Italian bean and kale, the classic French leek and potato, Asian congee, Middle Eastern and Indian lentil soups, Mexican black bean soup and the ever-so-comforting split pea and ham. These soups get their thickening power from the natural starch within the vegetable or legume.
In this lesson, you will learn about starch-based thick soups and how to make them. You will also learn how to adjust their texture and how to finish and serve them. By knowing just a few simple techniques, you will see just how easy it is to create any type of thick and hearty soup.
- define a starch-based thick soup
- list the components of a starch-based thick soup
- make a starch-based thick soup
- vary the texture of a starch-based thick soup
- finish & serve a starch-based thick soup
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|1.||Introduction: How to Make Starch-Based Thick Soup||2 mins||
|2.||Complete Your Self Assessment||2 mins||
|3.||What are Starch-Based Thick Soups?||1 min||
|4.||Starch-Based Thick Soup Components||3 mins||
|5.||Starting a Starch-Based Thick Soup||3 mins||
|6.||Texture of Starch-Based Thick Soups||2 mins||
|7.||Finishing Starch-Based Thick Soups||2 mins||
|8.||Practice Activities & Recipes||45 mins||
|9.||Lesson Quiz||5 mins||
|Finish Line||1 hr 5 mins||Total Time|
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