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                      HORTOSOUPA     (VEGETABLE SOUP)
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Greek
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       lb           Potatoes
    2       ea           Onions (or 3)
    4       ea           Carrots (or 5)
    1 1/2   lb           Ripe tomatoes (approx.) OR
    1       cn           Whole tomatoes (30 oz.)
    1       bn           Celery
   10       c            Water
    1       tb           Coarse salt
    1       d            Pepper
    2       tb           Shortening or other oil
                         Croutons (optional)
 
      Wash, clean, and chop the potatoes, onions,
   carrots, and celery.  Add to the water and boil for 20
   min.  Add salt and tomatoes (if you are using ripe
   tomatoes, pierce with fork) and cook for 30 to 45 min.
   Remove from the heat.  Pass all the vegs. through a
   strainer or puree machine or blender, then return to
   the pot.  Add a little pepper and stir in the
   shortening or serve the soup and add oil at the table.
   Serve with croutons.
  
 
 
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