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Good old Vege Soup

Postby Alrischa » Sun Apr 15, 2007 11:19 pm

I found this on the internet somewhere, and modified it a bit. It's so nice, and I worked it out to be about 50 calories for a cupful. Negligible fat!

The ingredients cost me about $10, and you'll need a big pot. But it's easy as toast! Also, it's easy to modify to suit yourself...

• 3 tomatoes
• 2 large (800g) cans crushed tomatoes
• pk of dry beef soup (makes one liter) - I used Continental
• pk of dry vege soup (makes one liter) - I used Continental
• 2 liters of water (for the soup)
• 1 bunch spring onions
• 1 bunch of celery including the leaves
• 2 cups green French beans - I used frozen ones. Ü
• 3 green capsicums
• 1kg carrots
• 2 chicken and one beef stock cubes

It made me about 20 serves (1 cup). I just chopped it all, boiled it for a while, and then blended it just a bit. Don't blend it if you want it chunky, obviously! When it was cool I put a cupful each in cheap plastic sandwich bags and froze them. Made 19 bags, I think, after I had eaten some while it was hot.

I think the beef soup and stock cubes make it a tiny bit salty, so I might add a bit extra water next time. Maybe. I like salty Ü

~ Alrischa
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Postby Mandie » Sun Apr 15, 2007 11:30 pm

Looks great, thanks for posting it! :D
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Postby Chelle » Sat Apr 21, 2007 2:37 pm

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Postby Chelle » Sat Apr 21, 2007 2:38 pm

yum, I feel like a making a soup
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Postby kamejoni » Sat Apr 28, 2007 3:33 pm

Hi, that soups sounds very much like the one i make, but i dont use the dry soup mixs just stock cubes, and i love it.
thanks for the idea of the lunch bags, come to think of it, i am making soup for tea tonight, its the right weather for it
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Postby prettyinpink » Sun May 06, 2007 11:13 am

I have been thinking about veg. soup all morning and low and behold I come in here looking to see recipes to inspire me and the first thing I notice is the one thing I have been craving this morning. Must be an omen. :D

I usually use whatever vegetables I have on hand and like someone else said I also usually only use stock not soup mix but I am willing to try something new. I will let you know how it goes. :wink:


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