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RECIPE: Breakfast vegetable soup

Posted by kathleenca (My Page) on
Wed, Nov 5, 08 at 11:46

Many early farmers came into the kitchen after early-morning chores for a breakfast of vegetable soup made of anything and everything the garden had to offer.

1 large onion, chopped fine
2 carrots, grated
1 c. diced celery
1 green pepper, diced
1 white turnip, sliced thin
4 Tbsp butter
6 c. chicken, beef or vegetable broth.

Optional:
1 c. green beans
1 c. peas
2 c. peeled & chopped tomatoes
1 c. lima beans
1 c. shredded cabbage
1 c. chopped zucchini

Cook the onion, carrots, celery, green pepper & turnip in butter in a heavy kettle until tender. Add the broth. Cover & simmer for 30 minutes.
Add any or all of the optional vegetables except the cabbage & zucchini, & simmer 5 minutes longer. The cabbage & the zucchini should be cooked only the last 2 minutes.
Season will with salt & pepper. Serve with lots of buttered toast.

This is a refreshing, light soup.


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RE: RECIPE: Breakfast vegetable soup

Thanks for the recipe, I had homemade chicken soup for breakfast this morning :)


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