simple vegetable soup

A hearty soup for a cold day ...

You can miss any (but not all) of the ingredients out and you can add others if you feel like it.

I usually use Marigold Swiss Vegetable Bouillon Powder for stock - if it's good enough for Saint Nigel ...

50g butter
1 large onion
1 clove garlic
1 leek
1 carrot
several sticks celery
half a swede
a couple of potatoes
1 litre stock
2 bay leaves
black pepper

Chop onion and sweat gently in the butter.
Chop garlic and add.
Chop everything else and add.
Add stock and bay leaves, plus a couple of grinds of pepper.
Simmer for forty minutes or so. Whizz in the blender. Eat.

1 comment to this

ramtops said on 07 Aug 2007 at 10:23:16:

I'm a huge fan of home made soup, and we almost always have a vat of it on the go during the cooler months. We work at home, and a mug of soup and some home made bread is a perfect lunch!

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posted by sid on 07 Aug 07 - 14194 views


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