Burdock root contains inulin, a soluble and prebiotic fiber that helps improve digestion and lower blood sugar, making it an excellent choice for people trying to naturally manage their blood sugar. Experiences that inspire + a great learning community, Join the LearningHerbs community for free recipes, remedies, webinars and more…. Most people will be able to eat it safely. I did use rice vinegar instead of white vinegar. I love that we can use the power of simple foods as medicine. Accessed February 15, 2016. This sounds wonderful! We made the soup with homemade broth, it felt so nourishing! It’s given the highest safety rating in the Botanical Safety Handbook. is with hot sour, or bitter foods. While Lesley’s wise words come to us from the philosophy of Chinese Medicine, we can see many other sources validating this cautionary approach. In other words, inulin is a PRE-biotic that supports the healthy gut flora that plays an important role in your immune system health. Accessed February 15, 2016. This site is for Apothecary, Botanical Mixology, Taste of Herbs, Herb Fairies, Herbal Remedy Kit, Rosemary’s Remedies & Herbal Cold Care. Great recipe…..we are making soup today. Compelling reasons for trying this unusual soup. Many scientific studies have investigated shiitake mushrooms in regards to cancer care and general immunity. Thank you! J Toxicol Clin Toxicol 1984-85;22:581-4. Add the carrots, burdock root, mushrooms, ginger, and tempeh or meat. Required fields are marked *, COPYRIGHT © 2020 HORMONESBALANCE.COM You can also get highly creative with it; adding optional food or whatever you have left over in the fridge that you don’t want to waste. Ummm. Is there any other substitute for the shitake mushrooms. Kudos to you! If you tried dried burdock let us know how it goes! Thank you, Julie. My gut feeling is that I’d have a stomach ache if I only cooked burdock root for 5-8 minutes as this recipe suggests. grapefruit). Healthy Breakfast Recipe: Sweet Potatoes, Kale and Eggs, How to Cook Burdock Root: A Hot and Sour Soup Recipe, a general improvement of many immune response measures, non-specific activation of the complement system, 1/2 cup carrots cut into matchstick pieces, 1/2 cup burdock root cut into matchstick pieces, 1 large handful of mushrooms sliced thinly (I like fresh shiitakes), 1/2 pound cooked tempeh or meat (ground beef, chicken, pork, and shrimp all work well), 3 tablespoons cornstarch mixed with 4 tablespoons cold water. We need this last month haha But hopefully it will help for the rest of the season! It really started my creative juices flowing. Ginger is famous for its ability to modulate inflammation and support digestive health. Hi Rosalee, Her recommendations include dressing and eating for the weather you have, not the weather you wish you had.1 In my climate, scarves, hats, and soups are still the best choices (even though I yearn for sandals and raw foods from the garden). Hot and Sour Soup with Burdock Root. This recipe sounds wonderful! 30 minutes; 4 people; This is a traditional Japanese table dish and one of my husband’s favorites Rie. We will be combining all of these health-giving ingredients into a simple hot and sour soup recipe that is perfect for the transition from the winter months to spring. Add burdock root and boil till soft, approximately 10-12 minutes. Turn off the heat and add the egg, stirring gently. My 11-year old granddaughter came down with flu yesterday. In Europe, the fresh root is used for lowering blood sugar, its inulin content making it particularly suitable for diabetes. here it seems like no fresh burdock is available at this time of the year. Only 3 days left of our HUGE SALE. It does cook fast. So I added celery root, some dried dandelion root, 4 large cloves of diced garlic, a 2″ piece of fresh turmeric (diced), a bunch of cilantro chopped. This recipe is also a great way to learn how to cook burdock root. Looking forward to making the soup. The only thing that could possibly not freeze well is the egg… but I’m not sure – could be fine. I love your creativity with this recipe! I have been ill for the past 4 days (still getting over it) and I asked my daughter to make this soup. It’s easy to prematurely rejoice of what is to come and forget to maintain balance in the present. Thank you for the delicious recipe! Now I have SOMEthing to do with all of this burdock root in my refrigerator. I’ll give it a try. I always add dried burdock in a muslin bag to my stocks and stews, straining it out before serving. I was hooked, and developed a ‘Soup Herbs Mix’ for my herb group that we sell at our Heritage Harvest Festival every fall. The “hot” and “sour” drew me in, also. From personal experiences, I have come to know that the best way to fight colds (and yeast infections etc.) I rehydrated the mushrooms in hot water. Add burdock root and boil till soft, approximately 10-12 minutes. Can you please give a recipe that is semi normal tasting? Not exactly the same recipe but similar. Scrub the burdock root with a brush to get the dirt off but do not peel it. Next, rinse and drain 1 cup of Chinese pearl barley, job's tears. I live in a town of less than 1000 and I can’t get fresh burdock or shitakes (my store sucks and won’t order “weird” things that no one has heard of haha – that’s what they told me). This plant itself is packed with lots of medical benefits from the roots to the leaves. I just tried to download the recipe card and it worked great for me. Shiitake mushrooms have long been heralded as beneficial for the immune system. I’m sure everyone knows that burdock ~ is the cockal burr which gets stuck to your clothes. Dai, Xiaoshuang, Joy M Stanilka, Cheryl A Rowe, Elizabethe A Esteves, Carmelo Nieves, Samuel J Spaiser, Mary C Christman, Bobbi Langkamp-Henken, and Susan S Percival. I know this from the preparation of the root for the tea. If adding sweet potato or shitake mushrooms, throw them in now too and let them boil till soft, about 10-12 min.