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A Bowl of Soup For Spring Time

Written By Srimathi Mani on Friday, April 3, 2009 | 5:40 PM

It all began when my sister requested a soup "with lots of vegetables" for me to prepare. I took inventory of all the veggies in my fridge and freezer and saw a wide variety available for me to use for the soup. With spring time comes bounty of vegetables for one to use. I did not use a lot but just a little bit of this and that added up to over 3 quart soup. I think on the whole I used 10 plus veggies and it was very hearty and delicious for a cold spring night. Must say it was so easy and was done in a jiffy.




Gadgets:

Cutting board
Knife
Stock pot
Measuring spoons and cups


Ingredients:

Veggies - (frozen peas, carrots, beans, asparagus, potato,onions, corn, sweet potato,celery, bell pepper) about 1 1/2 quart chopped.
Ragu Marinara Sauce - 1 bottle
Salt
Pepper
Pasta Seasoning
Garlic - 3 cloves
Ginger - 1 inch
Cilantro
Chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp
Water - 3 Ragu bottle amount.
Olive oil - 2 tbsp
Butter - 1 tbsp



Preparation:

1. Heat the soup pot add butter and oil and allow to melt.

2. Add onion, garlic, ginger with salt and cook. Add the rest of the veggies and cover and cook for 4 minutes until they are all getting a little warm and cooked.

3. Add ragu sauce and mix well. Add all the remaining spices and mix well and cook for 5 minutes on medium heat.

4. Add water and allow to cook for about 15 minutes or until the veggies are all cooked.

5. Serve them hot with some garlic bread.

8 comments:

  1. that is a warm comforting bowl of soup - looks delicious :)

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  2. A comforting soup...wish it wasn't too hot for soups in Mumbai

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  3. wonderful. Perfect for lazy days when all i want to do is open frozen veggie bags and maybe marinara sauce.

    thanks.. will try and let you know.. if its better than cup of soup...

    guess !!!!!!!!

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  4. That sounds comforting indeed. It's actually snowing right now. Oh, how I crave Spring!

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  5. Thanks for all the comments. Anonymous is Solo I think.

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  6. Colorful and a healthy mix of spices and veggies... am visiting your place for the first time very impressive space...

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  7. Thank you for a wonderful and easy recipe. My daughter announced she wanted soup. At once I came to this site and checked out the soups. What a tasty soup. spent less than 15 min to chop the veggies. I didnt have all that was listed here .. still it tasted awesome. My daughter kept saying it didnt taste like Marinara sauce.

    Now I know THIS soup will be made more often this winter.,..

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