Baby, It’s Cold Outside, Why Not Have Some Soup?

Ok, so that is not how Dean Martin originally sang it, but it is indeed getting cold out.  Of course, vegetable soup or stew came to my mind.  Here is a link to a recipe I used as a guide.

Ingredients:

6 carrots peeled, chopped

3-6 celery stalks chopped

1 onion chopped

2 potatoes peeled, chopped

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2 Tbsp olive oil

1 32 oz + 2 cups of vegetable broth

1 tsp thyme

1 tsp oregano

1 tsp salt

2 14 oz cans of diced tomatoes

Directions:

Use a Dutch oven.  Add olive oil and onions.  Sauté for 5 minutes or until onions softened.

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Add potatoes, celery, and carrots.  Stir. Add vegetable broth, tomatoes, thyme, oregano, and salt.

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Turn heat to a boil.

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After it starts to boil, turn temperature to a simmer and cover.

Stir occasionally for an hour, or until vegetables are softened.

I was unsure how much it made, but each serving should be about 1 to 1 ½ cups.

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You can add more vegetable broth, or you can add water to have a thinner consistency.  Also, you can add other vegetables like green beans, peas, or corn, but add these at the last minute.

This will definitely warm you up.  I enjoyed eating this dish wrapped in a blanket, and watching Investigation Discovery.

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