*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         FRESH VEGETABLE BASIL SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Sauces                           Mcdougall
                 Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       md           Onion
    1                    Stalk Celery
    2                    Carrots
    1       lg           Potato
    2       lg           Tomatoes
    4       c            Water
    3       ts           Dried Basil
    3       ts           Garlic powder
    1                    Bay leaf
    1       t            Thyme
    2       tb           Dried parsley
      1/2   sm           Cauliflower
    2       sm           Zucchini
      1/2   lb           Fresh or frozen Green Peas
                         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, D.T.R.***
  
 
 
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