1 hr 40 mins
In 'Around My French Table' by Dorie Greenspan
My Private Note
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- 29.58 ml unsalted butter (or a combination) or 29.58 ml olive oil (or a combination)
- 453.59 g carrot, trimmed, peeled, and thinly sliced
- 1 large onion, coarsely chopped (Spanish is recommended)
- 2 celery ribs, trimmed and thinly sliced
- 1-2 garlic clove, split, germ removed, and thinly sliced
- 1 piece fresh ginger, peeled and coarsely chopped (1-inch piece)
- 1 sprig fresh rosemary
- 1 sprig fresh thyme
- 1419.54 ml chicken broth (plus more for thinning)
- 1 small potato, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
- fresh ground pepper
- 1Place a large Dutch oven or soup pot over medium heat; add in butter and or oil.
- 2When the butter is melted, or the oil is hot, toss in the carrots, onion, celery, garlic, ginger, rosemary, and thyme.
- 3Season with salt and decrease heat to low, and give the ingredients a couple of turns to coat them with butter or oil.
- 4Cover the pot and cook for 15-20 minutes, stirring a few times, until the vegetables are very soft but not colored.
- 5Remove the lid, pour in the chicken broth, increase heat, and bring to a boil.
- 6Toss in the potato cubes and adjust the heat so that the soup is at a simmer.
- 7Partially cover the pot and let the soup simmer gently for another 20 minutes or until the potato can be mashed easily with a spoon.
- 8You may serve the soup as is or puree it; remove the rosemary and thyme sprigs.
- 9If serving as is, taste soup and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
- 10Or puree the soup in a blender or food processor, or use a food mill or immersion blender.
- 11Taste it for salt and pepper and reheat it before serving.
- 12If you find the soup a little too thick for your taste, when you're reheating it, pour in enough additional chicken broth or water to get the texture you like.
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Nutritional Facts for Spur-Of-The-Moment Vegetable Soup
Serving Size: 1 (293 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 8
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 104.0
- Calories from Fat 37
- Total Fat 4.1 g
- Saturated Fat 2.1 g
- Cholesterol 7.6 mg
- Sodium 609.6 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 12.0 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
- Sugars 4.3 g
- Protein 4.9 g
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