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                      Hearty Potato and Vegetable Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Taste of Home, Premier Issue/Roberta Banghart
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Carrots                          Healthwise
                 Potatoes                         Soups
                 Taste Of Home
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    6      medium        potatoes -- peeled and sliced
    2                    carrots -- diced
    6      stalks        celery -- diced
    2      quarts        water
    1                    onion -- chopped
    6      tablespoons   butter or margarine
    6      tablespoons   flour
    1      teaspoon      salt
      1/2  teaspoon      pepper
    1 1/2  cups          milk
 
 In a large kettle, cook potatoes, carrots and celery in water until tender,
 about 20 minutes. Drain, reserving liquid and setting vegetables aside. In
 the same kettle, saute onion in butter until soft. Stir in flour, salt and
 pepper. gradually add milk, stirring constantly until thickened. Gently
 stir in cooked vegetables. Add 1 cup or more of reserved cooking liquid
 until soup is desired consistency. 
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