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    Quick and Easy Mirepoix Soup

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr

    15 mins

    45 mins

    PAFoodie's Note:

    I recently needed a soup for my daughter who wasn't feeling well. There was leftover ham in the fridge but my usual ham and potato soup included milk or cream, which is not the best thing for a touchy tummy, so this quick soup was born. The amount of the various ingredients is very flexible so don't worry if you use more or less of any one ingredient. The name comes from the traditional mix for Mirepoix which includes onions, celery, carrots and often ham or bacon.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat the olive oil in a Dutch oven or soup pot.
    2. 2
      Saute the chopped onions and celery for 2 minutes.
    3. 3
      Add the garlic, grated carrot and ham.
    4. 4
      Continue sauting until the onion is golden.
    5. 5
      Add the chicken broth, thyme and pepper and simmer for 20 minutes.
    6. 6
      Add the potatoes simmer uncovered until the potatoes are soft.
    7. 7
      Add salt to taste and more pepper if needed.
    8. 8
      Note: Do not salt the soup until the potatoes are cooked. The amount of salt needed will vary depending on the the amount of salt in the chicken broth.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 19, 2012

      55

      Awesome!

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    • on April 01, 2009

      55

      I glanced at this recipe, modifing it for what I had on hand. Probably used 3 onions, 5 or 6 stalks of celery and a similar amount of carrot. I omitted the ham, used only 1 potato. In addition to thyme, I added a generous amount of parsley. I completely forgot I was supposed to use chicken broth - I simply cooked this in whater. At any rate, this is great! Very homey, and super low cal. I didn't even miss the chicken broth I completely forgot to add. Good soup with LOTS of potential for tweaks!

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    Nutritional Facts for Quick and Easy Mirepoix Soup

    Serving Size: 1 (304 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 223.0
     
    Calories from Fat 74
    33%
    Total Fat 8.2 g
    12%
    Saturated Fat 1.3 g
    6%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 86.1 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 31.9 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 4.0 g
    16%
    Sugars 2.8 g
    11%
    Protein 7.6 g
    15%

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    cubed ham

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