*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Potato Chard Soup
 
 Recipe By     : “Sarah G.” <RSCW081@ALBNYVMS.BITNET>
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      Medium        Onion -- finely chopped
    2                    Celery Stalks -- finely chopped
    1      Tablespoon    Canola Oil -- (or other veg. oil)
    4      Cups          Potatoes -- cubed
    5      Cups          Vegetable Stock -- or water
    1                    Bay Leaf
    4      Cups          Swiss Chard -- chopped
    2      Teaspoons     Thyme
    1      Teaspoon      Parsley
      1/4  Teaspoon      Dill
                         Salt And Pepper -- to taste
 
 1.  In a large pot, saute onions and celery in oil.  Add potatoes, stock or
 water, and bay leaf.  Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 30
 minutes.
 
 2.  Add chard, thyme, parsley, and dill.  Cook for an additional 10
 minutes.  Season with salt and pepper.  Remove from heat and let cool
 slightly.  Puree in a blender or food processor and reheat.
 
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 NOTES : Here’s a really tasty pureed soup (from Veggie Life)
 (makes about 2 quarts)