Celebrity Chef Brian Hill

From The No-Budget Gourmet

Episode #3: Roasted Mushroom and Yellow Corn Soup

You’ll need…

4 cups of chopped mushrooms

1 20 oz. can yellow corn roasted

4 cloves fresh garlic

¼ cup coconut milk

1 teaspoon sea salt

olive oil

2 cups water

-Combine chopped mushrooms, yellow corn and garlic cloves in a mixing bowl.  Toss with 2 cups of olive oil until veggies are nicely coated.  Spread the veggies out on a tinfoil covered baking sheet and roast for 20 minutes at 400 degrees.

-Throw the roasted veggies, water, coconut milk and sea salt into a food processor or blender until smooth.

Feeds about 8 souls and costs about 10 bucks!!


Episode #8: Gourmet Ramen Noodles with sautéed diced ham, yellow onions and baby spinach

You’ll need…

2 packages of plain ramen noodles

6 cups of water

1 ½ teaspoons of sea salt

1 cup of cubed ham

2 tablespoons of olive oil

2 cups of small diced yellow onions

4 handfuls of baby spinach

-Boil the noodles in the water until semi soft with 1 ½ teaspoons of sea salt.  Remove noodles but keep the water.

-Sautée onions in olive oil for 3 minutes over medium heat.  Then add the ham and cook for 3 more minutes.

-Add ham, onions and noodles to the seasoned water and stir.

-Place the baby spinach on the bottom of each soup bowl and ladle the soup on top.

Feeds 2 to 4 souls and costs about 6 bucks!!