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basil-soup recipe

Date:    Mon, 15 Aug 94 10:45:47 CDT
 From:    Sherry.Mann@att.com
                     *  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
                         Fresh Vegetable Basil Soup
 Recipe By     : 
 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Mcdougall                        Vegetarian
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      Md            Onion
    1      Stalk         Celery
    2                    Carrots
    1      Lg            Potato
    2      Lg            Tomatoes
    4      Cups          Water
    3      Teaspoons     Dried Basil
    3      Teaspoons     garlic powder
    1                    bay leaf
    1      Teaspoon      thyme
    2      Tablespoons   dried parsley
      1/2  Sm            cauliflower
    2      Sm            zucchini
      1/2  Pound         green peas, frozen
                         salt -- to taste
 Chop Onion Slice Celery Slice carrots 1/8 inch thick.
 Peel and cube potatoes
 Peel and dice tomatoes
 Break cauliflower into flowerets
 Slice zucchini 1/4 inch thick 
  In a 5 quart pan over medium heat saute, with a small amount of water 
 until tender, onion, celery and carrots.
  Add other ingredients in pan the potatoes, tomatoes additional water, 
 basil, garlic powder, bay leaf, thyme and parsley. Bring to a boil, then 
 cover and let simmer for 15 minutes.
  Add cauliflower and zucchini and simmer for 10 more minutes. Add peas and 
 simmer for another 5 minutes, or until all vegetables are tender. Season 
 to taste with salt if desired.
  Serve. Garnish with a small celery heart stalk with the leaves still 
 attached, if desired.
  **Fabulous Food for Family and Friends** ***By, Cheryl Thomas Caviness, 
 kwvegan vegan