Fresh Vegetable Basil Soup

Fresh Vegetable Basil Soup
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from the kitchen of Dawn Timmers
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Fresh Vegetable Basil Soup
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from the kitchen of Dawn Timmers
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Ingredients
  • 6 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 2 large stalks celery, sliced
  • 2 large carrots, sliced
  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and cut in smaller chunks
  • 4 large tomatoes, peeled and diced, 4 cups
  • 8 cups vegetable broth, best to use the organic vegetable broth found in most natural foods sections
  • 2 tsp. dried basil or 6 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil
  • 1 small head cauliflower, broken into flowerets
  • 2 small zucchini, sliced
  • 2 cups frozen green peas
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. fresh garlic, crushed
Instructions
  1. ♦ Melt butter over medium heat. Add onions, celery, and carrots.
    ♦ Cook until veggies are soft, but not brown, about 10 min.
  2. ♦ Put cooked veggies in crock pot and add rest of ingredients.
    ♦ Cook on low approx.10 hrs. or until potatoes are tender.
  3. ♦ Sprinkle with grated Parmesan or shredded mozzarella cheese.
    ♦ Garnish with seasoned crostini pieces or mini-bagel chips.
  4. ♦ Makes 12 servings
Terri's Notes

~ Makes a great way to use leftovers!
~ A few bits of leftover chicken, beef, or even brats are a nice addition.
~ Freezes well, enjoy a meal now and another in a couple weeks!

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