Date: Wed, 29 Sep 93 08:50:18 EDT
From: Christina Hulbe (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Home Late Veggie Soup
1/2 small onion, chopped
2 Tbsp veggie stock or water (from 2 Cups below)
2 tsp "Italian" herbs or othr fav. herb mix
2 Cups veggie stock or water
1/2 tsp garlic salt, onion salt, soy sauce,
or none if the stock is salty
3/4 Cup frozen veggies, any combination
1 tsp herb mix used above
1/4 Cup instant potato flakes
dash of peper to season
Chop onion, toss into small saucepan with 1 Tbsp stock and
2 tsp herbs, && steam/saute, adding the other Tbsp of stock
when needed to prevent sticking, while getting the other
When onion is lightly colored, add remaining stock && salt &&
bring to the boil. Add remaining ingredients, stir well, &&
simmer until the vegies are tender (anywhere from 2 (peas) to
10 (green beans, lima beans) minutes). Add pepper && serve.
Enjoy with some whole grain bread :)
Because the cooking time is so short, you really need the extra
herbs to get much flavor.
Instant potato flakes as soup is comfort food for me.
When I was little, my mother used to make "potato soup" with
flakes and broth when we were sick. Makes me smile just to
think about it.