Veggie Potato Soup
Chock-full of potatoes, this vegetarian soup is as filling as it is flavorful. Serve on cold winter nights with crusty bread or take a thermos-full to work; with this in store, you'll really look forward to lunch! —Hannah Thompson, Scotts Valley, California
11 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 5-1/2 hours
- 3 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) vegetable broth
- 6 medium potatoes, cubed
- 1 medium carrot, thinly sliced
- 1 large leek (white portion only), chopped
- 1/4 cup butter, cubed
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1-1/2 cups half-and-half cream
- 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
- In a 5-qt. slow cooker, combine the first 10 ingredients. Cover and
- cook on low for 5-6 hours or until vegetables are tender.
- In a small bowl, combine flour and cream until smooth; add to slow
- cooker. Stir in peas. Cover and cook on high for 30 minutes or until
- slightly thickened. Yield: 11 servings (2-3/4 quarts).
Nutritional Facts: 1 cup equals 207 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 661 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein.