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Herby Vegetable Soup

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Ingredients
  Small mushrooms 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), quartered
  Celery 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), diced
  Carrot 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), diced
  Zucchini 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), diced
  Onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), diced
  Instant chicken broth and seasoning mix 1 Ounce
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Tomato juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Margarine 2 Teaspoon
  Enriched all purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Thyme leaves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Fresh parsley 2 Teaspoon, chopped
Directions

MAKING
1) Take a 1 1/2-quart saucepan and mix together mushrooms, celery, carrot, zucchini, onion, and broth mix in it.
2) Pour in water and tomato juice and allow it to come to a boil.
3) Lower the heat and simmer the mixture for 15 minutes.
4) Take a small skillet and heat margarine in it until bubbly.
5) Mix in flour and cook the mixture for 3 minutes over low heat, stirring constantly.
6) Take it off from heat.
7) Measure 1/2 cup liquid from cooked vegetables and mix it slowly with the flour mixture, stirring constantly until mixture is smooth.
8) To the remaining soup in saucepan, add the flour mixture and then mix in thyme and pepper.
9) Allow the mixture to simmer for 15 more minutes.

SERVING
10) Ladle in soup bowls and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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