Southern Belle Cooks Wednesday (on Tuesday): Southern Belle Creamy Vegetable Soup

Southern Belle Creamy Vegetable Soup

 

 

olive oil

2 cans vegetable broth

2 cans water

2-3 large potatoes peeled and cut into pieces

2-3 carrots peeled and cut into pieces

1 1/2 to 2 cups frozen green beans

1 1/2 to 2 cups frozen cut cauliflower

salt and pepper to taste

2 cups fat-free half and half

 

1) heat a small about of olive oil in pan (2 to 3 tablespoons)

2) add the onion and chopped garlic

3) once the onion has started to cook add the 2 cans of vegetable broth and 2 cans of water

4) let broth and water mixture heat up

5) add cut up carrots and potatoes

6) cover and let that cook for 30 mins

7) after 30 mins add the green beans

8) cover again and let cook for another 30 mins

9) after 30 mins add the cauliflower

10) cover again and let cook for about 20 mins

11) after 2o mins check the texture of the vegetables, if they are done, turn the heat off and let them cool a little

12) after the broth and vegetables have cooled a little, separate the vegetables from the broth, keep the broth

13) add the vegetables to a food processor with some of the broth and puree

14) after the vegetables are purred add them back to the pan with the broth add the half and half and salt and pepper and heat back up

15) serve

 

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