Smoked adobo vegetable soup

Ingredients:

4 adobo peppers
Olive oil
1 medium onion
4 cloves garlic
1 chopped carrot
1 rib celery, chopped
1 can pinto beans
4 cups water-vary to desired thickness
Vegebase soup base (or other bouillon to taste)
1 zucchini, seeds removed, chopped in big pieces
Chicken-precooked and diced, approx 1 breast

1. Cut adobo pepper in half longwise. Remove stem, ribs and seeds.
2. Place in pan, skins down and cook until skin blackens. Let cool.
3. Heat oil in a pot. Add onions and cook until transparent.
4. Add garlic, carrots, celery, and bouillon. Coat for 30 seconds.
5. Add water and pinto beans and bring to a boil.
6. Cook until carrots are done. Add zucchini, chicken, and salt to taste. Cook until all parts are hot.
7. Top with cilantro.

Cilantro marinated vegetables

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Ingredients

Vegetables:

3 cups chopped portabello mushrooms

1/2 cucumber chopped

1/2 large shallot, thinly sliced

10 stalks broccolini

Dressing:

1/4 tsp salt

1/3 cup brown rice vinegar

2 tbs olive oil

3/4 cup thinly chopped cilantro

red pepper flakes (to taste)

Directions:

Chop vegetables and mix in a large bowl. Take all dressing ingredients and mix using a food processor. Toss in to vegetable mix and VOILA! Place in fridge for at least 2 hours to allow mixing of flavors.