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Summer Vegetable Soup Recipe
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Summer Vegetable Soup Recipe

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This vegetable soup is loaded with garden goodness, from zucchini and green beans to celery and potato, but it's the turmeric that gives it a tasty new twist. —Edith Ruth Muldoon, Baldwin, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, quartered and thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cups reduced-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup sliced zucchini
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) navy beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup diced peeled red potato
  • 1/2 cup cut fresh green beans (2-inch pieces)
  • 1/2 cup chopped peeled tomato
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery leaves
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cup: 210 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 1128mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 8g fiber), 13g protein .

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, saute onion in oil until tender. Add the next eight ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20-30 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  2. Stir in celery leaves and tomato paste. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Summer Vegetable Soup in Light & Tasty August/September 2002, p12


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FACSteacher 252731
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2016

"I loved this soup and only gave it 4 stars because I modified it and didn't stick with the recipe "as written". I added a little orange pepper, garlic with the onion, chopped celery instead of leaves, 1/4 tsp. ground mustard, 1/4 tsp. lemon pepper seasoning, and sprinkled a little cooked bacon on top because I was hungry for bacon. I also skipped the tomato paste. I love recipes like this that allow the cook to interchange vegetables to personal preference and I agree that the turmeric gives it a great flavor and color! I'll keep this one for sure!"

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walkerjo 232109
Reviewed Aug. 31, 2015

"Tumeric gives broth a nice flavor."

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laurietexasnana 231797
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2015

"Very tasty. I love the idea of using my veggies from my garden. Nice and fresh, smells great cooking on the stove."

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shuffcow 231752
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2015

"I made this as directed except that I used chick peas instead of white beans, and I used fresh herbs from my garden for the seasoning. Next time I will make it a little spicier but it was delicious. I like it cold on hot , humid summer days."

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sauceysandy 112998
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2014

"Delicious! I made this soup for meatless Monday. I followed the recipe to a T and It was a big hit. I will make this again and again. Thanks!"

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swinny 79985
Reviewed Jul. 27, 2014

"We had this for dinner tonight. Delish!!!!"

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thriftymom36 87083
Reviewed Jul. 27, 2014

"Great soup! Used canned petite tomatoes & frozen mixed vegetables in place of of tomato & green beans. Didn't have any turmeric but added minced garlic to onions. Delicious will make again."

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minnesotadeb 53327
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2014

"this looks great and I'm going to try it today ... but I want to know if it will freeze well for enjoying this fall/winter???? I'll upgrade my review after trying the recipe ... :)"

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KarenKeefe 53326
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2014

"Great summer veggie soup! I omitted potatoes and added thin sliced carrots. Then 10 mins before done added baby shell pasta. Delicious!"

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ErinBelzile 129910
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2014

"Seriously anybody who doesn't read how people change/add/delete things from a recipe is losing out I get a lot of good ideas from people who share their changes they made. "

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