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I tried to feed my special children as many vegetables as they could hold.Some had never tasted a fresh carrot etc.This is one of the recipes. I have (4) 3 C's Soup recipes.
- 20 baby carrots, chopped in very small pieces or 20 baby carrots shredded carrots
- 6 -8 cups shredded cabbage
- 6 -8 cups cucumbers, chunks peeled and seeds removed
- 2 quarts water
- 1 teaspoon salt or 1 teaspoon salt substitute
- 1⁄4 cup margarine
- 1 tablespoon parsley flakes or 1 tablespoon dried cilantro
- 1 bay leaf
- 2 teaspoons Bon Appetit seasoning mix
- 1 dash chili powder
- 1 dash nutmeg
- 1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk
- 3 cups milk
- 1 teaspoon white pepper (optional)
- 1⁄8 teaspoon turmeric (optional)
- In large stockpot, add water, carrots, cabbage and cucumber, salt, margarine and cilantro and bay leaf.Cover.
- Cook 20 minutes on low heat.
- Take off heat, remove bay leaf.
- Add 2 tsps bonapetite seasoning and dash of chili powder and a dash of nutmeg.
- Add evaporated milk and regular milk.
- Reheat slowly.
- If there are any pieces remaining, you may carefully mash with a potato masher.
- Note: When serving to children I did not add pepper and turmeric.
- The grated carrots give a nice color to the soup along with the chili powder and if you had turmeric you will get a buttery color.
- Taste and add more salt if necessary.