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Easy Vegetable Soup - Vegan

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If you have little bits of this and that vegetable in the fridge don't throw them out! Make a veggie soup!
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  White onion 1 Medium, minced
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Cilantro 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Butternut squash 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced
  Cabbage 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), shredded
  Carrot 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), julienned
  Green beans 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), julienned
  Peas 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Corn 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cauliflower florets 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vegetable stock/Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Rice 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon (to taste)

1. Prepare the ingredients according to the list.

2. In a large pot, heat olive oil.
3. Put onions, garlic, parsley and cilantro. Sauté for 8 minutes or till it begins to turn brown.
4. Add butternut squash, carrot, cabbage, peas, cauliflower, corn, green beans. Sauté till the vegetables become tender.
5. Put the rice and continue to stir to mix well.
6. Pour the vegetable stock and mix well to combine.
7. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Mix well.
8. Allow simmering for 30 minutes or till all the vegetables and rice are cooked. Add dried herbs if desired.
9. Turn off the heat.

10. In a serving bowl, ladle the soup, garnish with parsley and serve it hot with crispy bread.

If you are not particular about vegetable soup then chicken broth can be added instead of water or vegetable soup.

Dried herbs like oregano and marjoram or basil can be added if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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