‘Everything but the kitchen sink’ manhandled vegetable soup

my manhandled vegetable soup, vegetarian, health, weight loss, low density food

You know, I just love vegetable soup. It’s an important part of my diet, especially since I’m not eating grain anymore. I really look forward to eating a hearty vegetable with bean soup, as I love a hot lunch and dinner.

I just made a batch up this morning because I ran out of potatoes. I had to go to the store, but didn’t want to go hungry. So, I cooked it up in the morning and ate before I went. I am really proud it turned out so delicious.

You know, it’s hard to mess up making soup. It is very forgiving, unless you try making a soup sandwich! Can you imagine!

I just created this recipe today, and ate about four bowls of soup before lunch time. And, I know that once all the flavors meld together, in the coming days of next week it will taste even better.

I was really hungry without my morning potato. Therefore, I was my own new soup recipe Guinea pig! So, I know it’s safe to share it with you.

  • One 32 oz. box of liquid vegetable bouillon
  • Shake of parsley and basil
  • 1/2 cup of frozen peas
  • Bunch of small carrots or one large
  • 1 stalk of celery
  • 2 cans of white beans
  • One medium onion
  • A medium potato (skinned)
  • Good shake of garlic powder
  • Shake of pepper
  • One can of diced Italian tomatoes
  • One small can of Italian tomato sauce
  • 1 cup of sliced thin cabbage
  • Handful of spinach
  • A cup of mushrooms

Chop everything up finely. Bring everything to a boil, then cover to a  low setting and slow simmer. It takes about forty minutes to cook and about ten minutes preparation time. Stir occasionally and taste.

I always mash it up with a potato masher close to when it’s done to make the vegetables smaller. Doing so tends to make it more flavorful, too.

 

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Author: Steven Humphreys

I have long been married and currently write posts every day about health and wellness and poetry. I have authored several books currently for sale at the popular outlets. I hope you like my blog finding my articles informative as well as entertaining. Feel free to let me know what you think. You can read more 'about me' on this site. Thanks for stopping by!

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