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vegetables galore-basic soup

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Beth M.
M.V. Island, MA

I found this recipe more than ten years ago in an issue of Good Housekeeping. It's great for anyone who wants to lose weight, and it's easy to make.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For vegetables galore-basic soup

  • 5 md
    carrots,1-inch slices
  • 3 md
    celery stalks, sliced
  • 3 lg
    onions,chopped; or 3 med.leeks; 1-inch slices
  • 1 lg
    clove garlic, minced
  • 2 can
    tomatoes in juice, 28 oz. size cans (if poss.low salt)
  • 1 sm
    savoy cabbage, small/about 1 1/2 lbs., sliced
  • 2 md
    parsnips, peeled and cut, 1-inch slices
  • 2 pkg
    fresh baby spinach (5 oz. pkgs.)
  • 1/2 c
    chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 pkg
    low-salt chicken flavoring
  • 1 tsp
    salt, or less if you choose
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper

How To Make vegetables galore-basic soup

  • 1
    Spray a large soup pot with non-stick cooking spray. Then saute carrots,celery,onions and garlic over medium-high temperature for about five minutes.
  • 2
    Add the tomatoes and their juice,and crush with a large spoon. Then stir in the cabbage, parsnips,spinach, parsley, and flavoring packets and salt and pepper, along with TWELVE CUPS of water.
  • 3
    Stir occasionally while bringing it to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until carrots and parsnips are tender but not soggy; about ten-fifteen minutes.