Thick and Creamy Vegetable Soup

“This is another recipe from the Anne of Green Gables cookbook. Delicious vegetable soup is perfect on a cold day! Please note all times are approx. If you find they need adjusting please let me know”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
6
YIELD:
6 8 ounce servings
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Chop onion and celery into tiny pieces.
  2. Put butter in large saucepan. Add onion and celery. Cook over low heat until they are soft-about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Chop carrots and potatoes into small pieces. Add peas and set aside.
  4. Open canned tomatoes and place in large mixing bowl and add salt, pepper, basil, and parsley. Mash tomatoes and seasonings with wooden spoon.
  5. After onions and celery are soft add chicken broth to the saucepan then add carrots, potatoes, peas, and tomatoes and mix with wooden spoon.
  6. Bring soup to boil and then turn to medium. Boil gently to cook vegetables-about 15 minutes.
  7. Pour soup in large mixing bowl, and then ladle half of it into blender and blend on low till very smooth. Pour back into saucepan and then blend back into saucepan. Stir in the milk.
  8. Heat over medium BUT DON"T LET IT BOIL. Ladle soup into bowls and sprinkle the green onions on top.

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