Put a high price tag on this soup. Sell only by the cup. Rich. Wow. Whoa. From another planet. Ancient inspired by the grain. You won’t recognize it. Rare.

Makes 8-1/2 cups

Prepare grain:

3 c. water

1 c. Kamut grain

Combine water and grain in saucepan. Bring to boil, cover tightly, reduce heat to low and cook 90 minutes or till tender as desired, keeping in mind that Kamut is a chewy grain.

  • Soak grain overnight for shorter cooking time.

Transfer to large soup pot.


32 oz. vegetable broth

2 T. margarine

1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil

1/2 c. light or white vinegar

20 oz. can pineapple chunks including liquid

28 oz. can diced tomatoes including liquid

14 oz. can whole beets, cut into bite size pieces, including liquid

1/3 c. pitted Kalamata olives including 2 T. liquid from olives

2/3 c. textured vegetable protein (TVP)

1 c. diced onion

1/4 c. white miso paste

1/3 c. light brown sugar

1 T. sea salt, less if using table salt

1 T. liquid smoke

1 T. garlic powder

2 t. onion powder

2 t. smoked paprika

1 t. powdered ginger

1 t. dry mustard

1/4 t. red cayenne pepper

1/4 t. ground allspice

freshly ground black pepper to taste

Cover and cook 1 hour, on medium-low heat, stirring as needed.

2 T. arrowroot powder

1 t. ground rosemary

1/3 c. water

Combine arrowroot powder and ground rosemary with water, stirring till arrowroot dissolves.

Add to soup, stir till thickened, then cook another 15 minutes. Adjust for salt and pepper. Cool to room temperature, then refrigerate in covered containers.

As it cools, the grains will absorb a little more liquid. Better to reheat and serve rather than serve immediately to further marry the flavors.

Notes: Adding the rosemary at the end of cooking time upticks the rich in this dish.

Complex textures and flavors!




Published by Sharon Lee Davies-Tight, artist, writer/author, animal-free chef, activist

CHEF DAVIES-TIGHT™. AFC Private Reserve™. THE ANIMAL-FREE CHEF™. The Animal-Free Chef Prime Content™. ANIMAL-FREE SOUS-CHEF™. Animal-Free Sous-Chef Prime Content™. ANIMAL-FAT-FREE CHEF™. Fat-Free Chef Prime Content™. AFC GLOBAL PLANTS™. THE TOOTHLESS CHEF™. WORD WARRIOR DAVIES-TIGHT™. Word Warrior Premium Content™. HAPPY WHITE HORSE™. Happy White Horse Premium Content™. SHARON ON THE NEWS™. SHARON'S FAMOUS LITTLE BOOKS™. SHARON'S BOOK OF PROSE™. CHALLENGED BY HANDICAP™. BIRTH OF A SEED™. LOCAL UNION 141™. Till now and forever © Sharon Lee Davies-Tight, Artist, Author, Animal-Free Chef, Activist. ARCHITECT of 5 PRINCIPLES TO A BETTER LIFE™ & MAINSTREAM ANIMAL-FREE CUISINE™.

Request, Comment, Question...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: