Sabina’s Hearty Vegetable Soup
Keep warm this winter with this healthy, nutritious and easy to make vegetable soup.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
1 carrot, grated
celery rib, chopped
1/4 chopped green pepper
1/2 chopped onion
1 large potato, cut into small cubes
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup reduced-sodium vegetable/ chicken or beef broth
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
3/4 teaspoon sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
In a small saucepan, sauté the carrot, celery, green pepper and onion in oil until tender. Set aside 4 tablespoons broth. Add the tomatoes, sugar, pepper and remaining broth to vegetable mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
Combine cornstarch and reserved broth until smooth; gradually add to the soup. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until slightly thickened.
3 Tips from Sabina:
1. By grating the carrots, it reduces the cooking time of the soup.
2. By microwaving the cubed potatoes for 3 minutes.
3. Add beans or lentils to this soup for added protein.