*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Finnish Summer Soup
 
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 Serving Size  : 5    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian                       Soups
                 Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      Cups          Water
                         Small thin skinned potatoes*
    1      Teaspoon      Salt
      1/8  Teaspoon      White pepper
    2      Tablespoons   Butter or margarine
                         Small boiling onions **
                         Young fresh baby carrots ***
      1/2  Pound         Young fresh green beans ****
    2      Cups          Fresh shelled tiny peas
    2      Cups          Half and half (light cream)
    3      Tablespoons   All purpose flour
 
 * Potatoes peeled and halved ** or 6 green onions (including tops), cut into
3-inch lengths *** 1/2 lb.
 **** cut into 1-inch lengths Heat water to boiling in a wide 5-quart pan; add
potatoes.  Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes.  Add salt, pepper,
butter, onions, carrots, and green beans; simmer for 8 more minutes.  Add peas
and cook for another 2 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
 
 In a small bowl, stir together half and half and flour until smooth; stir into
simmering vegetables.  Cook, stirring until soup slightly thickened (about 5
minutes)  Serving size: 1-2/3 cup May be served with open faced sandwiches of
cream cheese on rye, decorated with sliced vegetables.
 
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