Monday, May 25, 2020

VEGETABLE SOUP



VEGETABLE SOUP





This healthy, comforting and flavorful vegetable soup is comfortable in a bowl and ready in about 20 minutes!

Ingredients:
  • 3 cups peeled and 1/2-inch thick diced potatoes 
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped frozen or fresh green beans
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped yellow onion (1 medium)
  • 2 cups peeled and chopped carrots (about 5)
  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans diced tomatoes (undrained)
  • 4 (14.5 oz) cans low-sodium chicken broth
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/4 cups chopped celery (about 3)
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 1/4 cups frozen or fresh corn
  • 1 cup frozen or fresh peas
  • 4 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 bay leaves


Instructions:
  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. 
  2. Add onions, carrots, and celery and saute 4 minutes then add garlic and saute 30 seconds longer.
  3. Add in broth tomatoes, potatoes, parsley, bay leaves, thyme and season with salt and pepper to taste*.
  4. Bring to a boil, then add green beans. 
  5. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer until potatoes are almst fully tender, about 20 - 30 minutes. 
  6. Add corn and peas and cook 5 minutes longer. Serve warm. Enjoy your soup!