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I made this once before, and I thought it was VERY bland. It's a good mix of veggies,but I felt it needed a lot more flavor. I tried it again making some changes, and it tastes much better. My changes: I sauteed a few cloves of garlic--minced-- and chopped shallots in olive oil, then added some dry white wine. I used Wolfgang Puck's veggie stock and no water. I also added fresh parsley, rosemary, basil, and 2 bay leaves. Also added chopped celery and shallots to the soup. NOW we're talking good soup!

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FabulousBigNiki January 04, 2008

I just made this soup and it was simply amazing! Obviously, the better quality vegetables used, the better the flavour. I used mostly organic vegetables and made two simple changes to the recipe; I added a bit of wine, two more cups of water and used two organic vegetable bouillon cubes for the stock. This created far more servings then what was in the recipe. We have plenty to freeze and my family loves it.

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thejunctiongirl September 15, 2010

This was so good! And it made way more than 6 servings.

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caligirl4life597 December 09, 2007

I have never in my life had so many veggies that I've never had before. Parsnips? Turnips? And what the heck is rutabaga? Well I made this dish for my vegetarian partner and we both loved it! Great and healthy for you. I would recommend this for sure!! Thanks for the great recipe!

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pmbirc November 27, 2006

Delicious! DO NOT SKIP THE CILANTRO and salt!!! The slight deviations I made included sweating the onions with 4 cloves of chopped garlic for 10 min in 1 T olive oil before adding everything else. I skipped the leek (didn't have one), used chicken broth instead of veggie, and added 2 bouillon cubes to the 4 c water. I slightly mashed at the end, and added juice of 1/2 small lemon. Thanks for sharing!

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rsnelling42 December 23, 2010

Liked the soup, used a great deal of my veggies, but slightly bland. It needs something else. Don't know what yet !

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Spiritualized December 05, 2007

This is a sensational soup. Great flavor, it's even vegan, full of vitamins and nutrients,and a warm you to the bones soup for a cold winter meal. Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm making a crockpot for the potluck next week at work.

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ThePurpleDevil November 13, 2004

Delicious! Made this for a vegan friend and we both loved it. Thanks for sharing!

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NurseCupcake October 15, 2011

I added a jalapeno pepper, that's the only change I made. Very delicious soup. I made a second batch yesterday.

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LaRueB June 26, 2011

This recipe was a nice way to use up all of the veggies that were sitting around in my kitchen. I used chicken stock because that's what I had and it turned out pretty good. I added come curry powder because I used some pumpkin and I love the flavor of winter squashes and curry together. All in all a good recipe that I will make again though I'm pretty sure it will never turn out the same way twice.

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Krista Smith November 24, 2010
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